Thursday, October 30, 2008

Emirates Commences Dubai-Los Angeles Service

Emirates 777-21H/LR climbs from rwy 25R bound for
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
(Photo by Michael Carter)
Emirates operates Boeing 777-21H/LR aircraft on it's new
DXB-LAX route.
(Photo by Michael Carter)

On Sunday October 26th, Emirates flight 215 touched down at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 1:55pm as it arrived from Dubai (DXB) after completing the first scheduled non-stop flight between the two cities. The flight which covers a distance of 8,339 miles is a 16hr 45mn flight from Dubai with the return clocking 16hrs.

Emirates is operating it's new Boeing 777-21H/LR configured with eight luxurious private suites in first class, 42 lie-flat beds in business class, and 216 seats in economy class.

The carrrier will operate the flight three times a week (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). Once Emirates receives it's second aircraft the route will become a daily operation.

The flight departs Dubai at 08:20am arriving in Los Angeles at 1:05pm and depart LAX at 4:00pm arriving in Dubai at 7:55pm.

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