Emirates is coming to Washington starting on September 12

Emirates Airline (Dubai) has announced that it will start new nonstop flight from Dubai to Washington Dulles International Airport beginning on September 12, 2012.

Emirates will operate Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on its Washington, DC route, providing eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat beds in Business Class and 304 seats in Coach.

Dulles will become Emirates’ seventh U.S. gateway and the third new American route to launch in 2012.

Starting on September 12, EK 231 will leave Dubai daily at 2:20 am (0220) and arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) at 8:50 am. (0850). EK 232 will depart Dulles at 10:55 am (1055) arriving in Dubai at 8:00 am (0800) the following day.

Washington, D.C. will be Emirates’ 11th new route to launch in 2012. So far this year, the airline has started services to Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Dallas/Fort Worth, Seattle/Tacoma, Lusaka and Harare. Flights to Ho Chi Minh City will start on June 4 and Barcelona and Lisbon will join the Emirates’ network on July 3 and July 9 respectively.

Copyright Photo: Rob Skinkis.

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