Emirates Touches Down in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida
Emirates yesterday launched its 11th destination in the United States with the start of a daily nonstop passenger service between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The new service is operated by the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft in a three-class configuration offering 8 First Class suites, 42 Business Class lie-flat beds and 216 Economy Class seats.
Flight EK213 departs Dubai International Airport at 3:30 a.m. local time and arrives Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) at 10:55 a.m.
The return flight, EK214, will depart FLL at 8:20 p.m, and arrive in Dubai at 7:40 p.m the next day, with a flying time of 14 hours and 20 minutes.
Fort Lauderdale will be Emirates' 11th U.S. passenger destination and its second destination in Florida, after launching Orlando in September 2015.