Emirates has formally launched its first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami. The airline celebrated the launch of its new four-times-weekly service on Thursday when the inaugural flight touched down in Miami at 11 a.m. native time.
Emirates Flight EK213 was welcomed at Miami Worldwide Airport with a water cannon salute and drew an viewers of passengers, aviation followers and visitors to have fun. For the primary flight, the airline operated its Boeing 777–300ER, providing first-class non-public suites with design impressed by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Attendees of the launch occasion have been in a position to tour the suites, which have floor-to-ceiling sliding doorways and provide as much as 40 sq. toes of private area for every visitor.
Together with its present service to Orlando, Emirates’ new service to Miami supplies an extra entry level to and from Florida and expands Emirates’ U.S. community to 12 locations on over 70 weekly flights. It additionally hyperlinks vacationers from Miami, Southern Florida, South America and the Caribbean to over 50 locations throughout the Center East, Africa, Asia and the Indian Ocean Dubai.
To have fun the brand new service, Emirates prolonged its onboard service to incorporate specifically crafted Miami-themed drinks, and prospects throughout all cabins loved a key lime pie dessert to spherical off their meal. Prospects in all lessons had entry to Wi-Fi, stay TV and the 4,500-channel collection of on-demand leisure obtainable on Emirates’ in-flight leisure system—together with a Miami-inspired music playlist.
Flights to and from Miami will function 4 occasions weekly on Emirates’ three-class Boeing 777-300ER, which has eight non-public suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat seats in Enterprise Class and 304 spacious seats in Economic system Class. Emirates Flight EK213 will depart from Dubai at 3:10 a.m. Gulf Customary Time (GST), arriving in Miami at 11 a.m. EDT the identical day, and the return flight EK214 will depart Miami at 9:10 p.m. EDT, arriving in Dubai at 7:25 p.m. GST the subsequent day.
The airline is at the moment working over 60 p.c of its pre-pandemic capability to america and continues to develop its presence in step with growing passenger site visitors. With the addition of Miami, Emirates now serves 12 gateways within the U.S., together with Boston, Chicago, New York (JFK and Newark), Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Orlando.