Emirates flies to Miami, Air Arabia to go to Vienna

DG Staff

UAE 4 June 2021: Emirates announced it will launch a four times weekly service between Florida’s second largest city, Miami, and Dubai, from 22nd July, expanding its US network to 12 destinations.

The new service will provide Emirates’ global travellers with another access point into Florida after Orlando (effective July), serving the Southern Florida area while offering convenient connections for travellers headed towards the Middle East, West Asia, and Indian Ocean via Dubai.

With the addition of Miami, Emirates will now serve the US with over 70 weekly flights, offering over 26,000 seats across 12 gateways, including Boston, Chicago, New York (JFK and Newark), Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC and Orlando.

The new service will also add to the existing trade connections provided by Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, which has been operating scheduled cargo flights to Miami since October 2020. The cargo carrier has been offering cargo capacity into and out of Miami facilitating exports of perishables, electronics and other components as well as e-commerce goods. Emirates SkyCargo has also in the past operated several charter flights on its Boeing 777 full freighter aircraft to transport champion horses from Miami to equestrian events around the world.

Flights to/from Miami will operate four times weekly on Emirates’ three-class Boeing 777-300ER, offering eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Business Class and 304 spacious seats in Economy Class. Emirates flight EK213 will depart Dubai (DXB) at 03:10hrs, arriving in Miami (MIA) at 11:00hrs, while the return flight EK214 will depart Miami at 21:10hrs, arriving in Dubai at 19:35hrs the next day.

Air Arabia resumes flights to Vienna

Air Arabia airline has announced the resumption of direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna, starting 15th October. Customers can now book their direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna by visiting Air Arabia’s website, by calling the call centre or through travel agencies.

Air Arabia has also introduced free Covid-19 insurance coverage, which is automatically included as part of the booking and no additional documents are required from passengers.

Emirates introduces daily scheduled A380 services to Bahrain for June

Emirates will introduce the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to Bahrain during the month of June. This is the first time an airline operates the double-decker on a regularly scheduled basis to the Kingdom, and demonstrates the operational readiness of the new airport to provide the necessary infrastructure to accommodate for an A380 service.

Flight EK 839/840, previously operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, has been upgraded to the flagship and customer favourite, the Emirates A380.

The airline is also offering special fares to popular destinations for Bahrainis including Dubai, Istanbul and Maldives. Economy passengers can enjoy fares to Dubai starting from BHD108, Istanbul from BHD226 and Maldives from BHD400. Fares in Business Class start from BHD683 to Dubai, BHD770 to Istanbul and BHD1,063 to the Maldives. The offer is valid for booking until 30 June 2021 for outbound travel until 31 December 2021.

Emirates flight EK 837 will depart Dubai daily at 1530hrs, arriving in Bahrain at 1550hrs. The return flight EK 840 leaves Bahrain at 1750hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2000hrs. The Emirates A380 aircraft will operate daily, in addition to an earlier morning service, EK837/838, served by a Boeing 777-300ER.

The Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Bahrain route offers a total of 507 seats in a three-class configuration, with 417 spacious seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.


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