On 11 January 2021, Emirates announced that it will resume continuous services to major cities of the Americas like Seattle, Dallas, and San Francisco. However, the flights to and from Seattle resumes from 1st February, whereas Dallas and San Francisco will only resume from 2nd March. This expansion and resumption of services will offer the customers of Emirates uninterrupted connectivity through Dubai to other popular destinations in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Before the expansion, Emirate’s North American network was limited to 7 destinations following their services in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, and Washington DC. With the addition of three networks in the line, Emirates will provide their services in 10 destinations in the North American Network.
Flight Details and Aircrafts
For the time, it looks like Emirates will focus on the flights to and from San Francisco. The resumption of the Services in San Francisco will be handled by Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER that will operate the flight four times a week.
The flights to and from Seattle will also operate four times weekly, but with a two-class Boeing 777-200LR. However, the Boeing 777-200LR will also operate to and from Dallas – three times weekly. The craft offers 38 lie-flat seats in Business and 264 ergonomically designed seats in Economy class.
Additional benefits that Emirates will provide its customers are more options and choice to select additional flights to New Your, Los Angeles, and Sao Paulo. In New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Emirates made double daily flights and single daily flights to Los Angeles (LAX) since 1st February.
Even though the Emirates have specified destinations in the Americas, due to the airline’s codeshare agreements with Jetblue and Alaskan Airlines, Emirates customers can now also have seamless access to other cities in the US.
While in South America, Emirates introduced a fifth weekly flight to Sao Paulo on the 5th of February. The Emirates customer can also enjoy seamless connectivity to access 24 different cities in Brazil through the airline’s codeshare partnership with GOL and its interline agreements with Azul and LATAM. These services gave the customers in Brazil a longer list of travel options.
As Dubai becomes one of the world’s first cities to obtain Safe Travels stamps from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) people coming into Dubai increases as well. Often considered as the world’s most popular destination attracting a huge number of tourists especially in the Winter season, the precautions and safety measures are at high standards. As the city opened for international business and leisure at sun-soaked beaches, health authorities at Dubai ensure that the guest’s health is proper and safe.
The Dubai-based airline- Emirates currently operates at 114 destinations hovering over six continents safely.
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