From 27 October 2015, Lufthansa will fly to Nairobi, Kenya on A340-300. The flights will be via Frankfurt four times a week leaving Frankfurt every morning on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. From 11 Dec 2015 to the end of January 2016 there will also be a Friday morning flight. The return flights will take off from Nairobi as a night flight in the late evening and land the morning of the following day at Frankfurt Airport.
Starting 15 August 2015, Emirates will operate A330-200 service on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to Iraqi city Erbil. Currently Emirates operates services to Basra, and flights to Erbil were disrupted by conflict. However, after comprehensive analysis and risk assessments, Emirates will recommence services to Erbil.
Earlier this year, No.1 Traveller opened its first lounge at Edinburgh airport. Its features include the new “Touchdown” service that’s designed to offer rapid access to a desk with internet to those in a hurry, also fully-tended bar, concierge service, and “Drive to Runway”, a chauffeur-driven airport transfers. Starting from July 2015, all Etihad business class passengers and Etihad Guest cardholders can enter the new No.1 Edinburgh lounge for free. Both Etihad and No.1 Traveller are delighted to have partnered up to offer high-quality facilities and best possible experience to their guests.