Servicing 111 destinations with directs flights, including 18 new airports, Nice is always nearer your clients: 72 European destinations, 24 in France and 15 in the rest of the world.... The development of air links is in response to an ever-growing demand. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, moreover, finished 2016 on a new passenger record, up by 3.4 % to 12.4 million passengers, 7.9 million of whom were on international flights!
From 1 July, 2017, Emirates Airlines will deploy an Airbus A380, the biggest carrier in its fleet, between Dubai International Airport and Nice Côte d'Azur! The Airbus A380 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER which has been operating up to now. It will be configured for daily flights for 519 passengers, 14 in first class, 76 in business class and 429 in Economy. Departures will be scheduled at 8.45am, arriving in Nice at 1.40pm. Return flights will leave the capital of the Côte d’Azur at 3.40pm, landing in Dubai at 12.10am next day.
This makes Nice the second French facility after Paris, to welcome the A380!
Summer 2017 will also see the return of Qatar Airways flights from Doha (5 flights a week).