Emirates continues to muscle in on US airways with new direct Orlando Dubai flight


Emirates Airways has introduced it’s commencing a each day service to Orlando, Florida from 1st September 2015.

The route might be served by a Boeing 777-200LR with eight First Class suites, 42 Enterprise Class lie-flat beds and 216 Economic system Class seats, the airline stated.

Emirates flight EK 219 will depart Dubai Worldwide Terminal three at 03:50 hours native time and arrive at Orlando Worldwide Airport Terminal B at 11.40 hours native time each day, with a flying time of 15hrs50minutes.

The return flight, EK 220 will depart Orlando Worldwide at 14:20 hours and arrive into Dubai at 12:30 the next day, a 14hr10min flight.

The announcement of Emirates ongoing enlargement into the US long-haul aviation market comes as US customer numbers to Dubai proceed to develop.

In 2014 over 500,000 US residents stayed in Dubai and Emirates’ Dubai to Disney Land flight, the primary direct service from Florida to Dubai, will join effectively with lots of the airline’s companies to and from the Center East, South Asia, the Far East and Africa, giving passengers from these areas seamless connectivity to the US.

“Orlando is likely one of the world’s premier leisure and convention locations, a dynamic enterprise centre and a vacation spot which Emirates has lengthy wished to serve”, Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates, stated of the announcement.

“As a rising area, we consider that our service will facilitate additional progress for each Orlando in addition to central Florida by connecting town with our international community of 145 locations throughout 80 nations; and provides prospects from Orlando the selection of flying Emirates while experiencing our award-winning inflight product and repair,” Clark added.

“Immediately’s nice information that Emirates will fly continuous Orlando to Dubai will increase our native financial system with new jobs and proceed to additional Orlando as a premier international journey vacation spot,” stated Metropolis of Orlando Mayor, Buddy Dyer.

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