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Emirates launches new passenger service to Miami

Posted 23 July 2021 · Add Comment

Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with it's first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami.

Emirates launches new passenger service to Miami.  Image: Emirates Airlines

The airline celebrated the inaugural flight of its four times a week service when it touched down in Miami at 1100hrs local time yesterday.

 

Emirates flight EK213 was welcomed by Miami International Airport with a water cannon salute, and drew in an audience of passengers, aviation fans and guests. For the first flight, the airline operated its popular Boeing 777 Gamechanger, and on the ground, showcased the interiors of the aircraft to guests, featuring its highly popular First Class private suites. With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates' First Class suites on the Gamechanger offer up to 40 square feet of personal space each, and ultra-modern design features.

 

The airline will subsequently operate its three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, featuring eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 304 spacious seats in Economy Class for the four times a week service.

 

"We are excited to welcome new Emirates flights to MIA as we expand business and leisure traveling options for Miami-Dade residents and visitors, connecting them with new cultures and growing economies," says Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. "Opening our doors to new visitors from Dubai and adding to our growing list of worldwide destinations continues to consolidate MIA as a global travel hub."

 

iami's positioning as a global gateway and world-class destination. As we safely reopen to international visitors, we're excited to welcome the Emirates customer who is sure to appreciate our diverse cosmopolitan metropolis, surrounding waters and pristine beaches, and perfect year round weather," said William D. Talbert III, CDME, President & CEO Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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