Emirates Airline (Dubai) today announced a major new expansion plan for the United States, announcing new services to Seattle/Tacoma and Dallas/Fort Worth as well as enhancements to its premium customer experience at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Dallas/Fort Worth and Seattle/Tacoma International Airports will both be served by daily, nonstop flights from February 2, 2011 and March 1, 2012 respectively.
Starting February 2, 2012, EK 221 will leave Dubai daily at 0245, arriving at Dallas/Fort Worth at 0905. The return sector, EK 222, leaves Dallas/Fort Worth at 1150, arriving at Dubai International Airport at 1220 the following day.
From March 1, 2012, EK 229 will leave Dubai daily at 0950 and arrive at Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) at 1310. EK 230 will depart Seattle/Tacoma at 1710, arriving in Dubai at 1940 the following day.
Both services will be operated by Boeing 777 aircraft.
With a fleet of 157 aircraft and now also the largest A380 operator in the world, Emirates currently flies to 114 destinations in 67 countries.
Already the largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft in the world, Emirates last year ordered an additional 30 777-300 ERs, bringing its total 777 passenger fleet commitments to 132 aircraft.
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