This second flight between LAX and DXB will be operated with an
Flight EK218 will leave Los Angeles at 10:30 p.m. daily and arrive in Dubai 16 hours later, at 1:30 a.m. Flight EK217 from Dubai will leave at 3 p.m. daily and arrive in Los Angeles at 8 p.m.
Emirates’ current A380 service between Los Angeles and Dubai leaves LAX at 4:45 p.m. and arrives in Dubai at 7:35 p.m. the following day. The flight from Dubai leaves at 8:55 a.m. and lands in Los Angeles at 1:55 p.m.
In announcing the new service, Emirates noted that its existing Dubai-LAX service provides $677 million in annual economic benefit to L.A. and the surrounding area, contributes over $270 million in annual spending by visitors, and helps to support nearly 6,000 U.S jobs.
The additional service to LAX not only doubles the airline’s capacity to meet visitor demand, said Hubert Frach, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, West, in a statement, “but also increases our positive economic impact in the Los Angeles Area.
The number of visitors — and the amount they spend — has been steadily rising on
Beginning today, Hawaiian Airlines will begin operating three weekly flights between LAX and LIH airports, which marks the first time the carrier has offered direct service to the island outside of its seasonal schedule. The service increases to four times daily for a short period in May and, during the summer, the service will be offered daily.
In the past the airline offered five flights a week between and LAX and LIH during the winter holiday season, but stopped that service in early January.
From May 27 to June 14, as the peak summer travel season begins, Hawaiian will increase service between Los Angeles and Kauai to four times a week and, from mid-June to September, flights between Los Angeles and Kauai will be offered daily.
Hawaiian flights to Lihue will be operated on the airline’s
For the three times a week service beginning today, Flight HA63 will leave LAX on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at 7:40 a.m. and arrive in LIH at 11:45 a.m. Flight HA64 will leave Lihue at 1:15 p.m. on Fridays, Saturday and Sundays and arrive at LAX at 8:55 p.m.
Between May 27 and June 12, 2016, flights will increase to four times a week. HA63 will leave LAX on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m. and land in Kauai at 11 a.m. The return flight will operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, leaving Kauai at 2:30 p.m. and arriving at LAX at 11:05 p.m.
The service will operate daily beginning June 15 until at least Sept. 5, 2016.
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(Harriet Baskas - USAToday/Today in the Sky)