Emirates launched its second daily A380 service from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday touching down just shortly after 8:00pm local time on 1st July.
With this expanded schedule, Emirates is now able to serve nearly 1,000 passengers travelling to Los Angeles each day. Also on the same day Vienna joined the family of A380 scheduled destinations served by an Emirates A380.
The Emirates A380 aircraft was decked out in specially-designed Dodgers branding to celebrate its expanded service to Los Angeles, as well as the airline’s sponsorship of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
This sponsorship in conjunction with the second daily flight to Los Angeles, emphasizes Emirates’ commitment to sports, culture and the Southern California region.
The new flight EK217, operated by an Airbus A380-800 aircraft, is configured for 3 cabin classes with 14 private suites in First class, 76 seats in Business class and 401 seats in Economy class.
The new Emirates flight EK217, departs Dubai daily at 3:00 p.m. and arrives in Los Angeles at 8:00 p.m. The return flight EK218, departs Los Angeles daily at 10:30 p.m. and arrives in Dubai approximately 16 hours later at 1:30 a.m.