Combined with the daily Manchester A380 service, this will mean airline will be sending 360 flights to and from the UK each month, making Britain Emirates' biggest market for A380s.
Last week, Emirates' announced that its A380 destination list had flown past 20, with Singapore and Moscow joining the airline's double-decker network. With the world's largest fleet of A380 aircraft, at 27 and another four to be delivered up to the end of 2012, Emirates continues to set the pace for A380 deployment.
In the four years since the A380 has been in operation over 11.5 million passengers have flown on the aircraft, covering 169 million kilometres.
Emirates has created special A380 fares to mark the all-A380 London Heathrow operation. Departing Dubai, travellers can fly on EK005 and EK029 with prices starting from Dhs2,380 in economy, Dhs10,380 in business class and Dhs22,380 in first class.
New service to Phuket
Emirates' also announced on Monday that its first commercial flight to southern Thailand departed Dubai today with the launch of non-stop, daily service to Phuket.
The carrier said the launch signifies its commitment to Thailand, a country that the airline has been flying to since 1990 when it began flights to Bangkok.
"Emirates has a long standing affiliation with Thailand and the country is indeed an important market for Emirates," said Salem Obaidalla, Emirates' Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Far East & Australasia. "This newly launched service will support Thailand's tourism sector by enhancing inbound arrivals from the UAE, the larger Middle East region as well as traditional markets like Europe."