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As first revealed on HERALDTRAVEL

As first revealed on HERALDTRAVEL on twitter, Emirates is going twice daily from Dublin and Dubai on December 21.

They say it's in response to a recent surge in bookings for the Christmas period and means that it will have the capacity to connect 720 passengers with Dubai and more than 130 onward destinations on the Saturday before Christmas.

The second flight will depart Dublin at 14.00hrs with the inbound flight arriving in Dublin earlier that day at 12.20hrs.

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