Showing posts with label 777-200ER. Show all posts
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03 June, 2021

A new service to Miami set to launch from Emirates...

The Dubai based Emirates has confirmed today that it will soon operate a direct service from its home base to the Floridian hotspot of Miami.

The new route will operate four times each week from 22nd July and marks the 12th U.S. destination for the carrier. Emirates will then serve the US with over 70 weekly flights, offering over 26,000 seats across 12 gateways including Boston, Chicago, New York (both JFK and Newark), Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC and Orlando.

The City of Miami has long been the gateway for southern Florida and is perhaps the cultural mecca for the state. Famous for its hedonistic nightlife, art, music, architecture and not to mention cuisine, the City of Miami has become one of the nations most exciting vacation destinations.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive said: “Launching a non-stop service to Miami at this time signals our confidence in travel recovery as countries progress on their vaccination programmes and implement protocols for the safe resumption of flight and travel activity, particularly in the US and the UAE. It also underscores our strong commitment to the US market which Emirates now serves with over 70 weekly flights across 12 gateways.

There is a clear demand for this service from both leisure and business travellers and we anticipate that our new route will be warmly received across our global network, as well as by travellers in Southern Florida, South America and the Caribbean who can conveniently access Dubai and our wider network via Miami’s many air service connections. We look forward to facilitating even more tourism and commerce opportunities to and from Florida with this new route, and to providing our customers with the award-winning Emirates experience.”

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 21:10 hrs, arriving in Dubai at 19:35 hrs the next day.

The airline is not a stranger to Miami,  it has been operating scheduled cargo flights to the city since October of last year and prior to that, there have been a number of special charter operations. Often those special SkyCargo flights on its Boeing 777 full freighter's were to transport champion horses from Miami to equestrian events around the world.

02 April, 2019

Delta launches new flights across the Pacific in partnership with Korean Air

Delta is bringing customers more options for travel across the Pacific beginning today with new direct service connecting Minneapolis/St. Paul with Seoul, South Korea, and Seattle with Osaka, Japan.

"These new routes are further proof of our commitment to building the most comprehensive and reliable network in the trans-Pacific, together with our partners at Korean Air," said Steve Sear, Delta's President – International and Executive Vice President of Global Sales.

The two new Delta flights, together with Korean Air-operated service between Boston and Seoul beginning April 12, are the first additions to the partnership's network since the joint venture launched in May 2018.

Seoul-Incheon connects Delta's MSP hub to over 80 destinations across Asia with Korean Air

MSP-Seoul inaugural eventIn addition to enjoying among the best connections between the Midwestern U.S. and Asia, customers on Delta's new Seoul-Minneapolis/St. Paul flight will enjoy will airline's award-winning service onboard a newly upgraded 777-200ER.

This aircraft features all new cabins, including 28 award-winning Delta One suites with a full-height door, memory foam seats and state-of-the-art design; 48 Delta Premium Select cabin seats with elevated personal service, plated meals and more space to stretch out with recliner seat rows; 90 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 112 all-new Main Cabin seats - the widest in the Delta international fleet - in a nine-abreast configuration. The new cabins enjoy in-seat USB and 110V power ports, inflight Wi-Fi and new dynamic LED lighting that varies by phase of flight fostering a relaxing, refreshing environment onboard. These flights also feature menus in all cabins crafted by Michelin two-star Chef Kwon Woo Joong.

13 December, 2018

United Airlines announces large international route expansion from San Francisco

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United Airlines announced this week its largest ever international network expansion from its hub at San Francisco International Airport. The airline confirmed it will offer Bay Area customers nonstop year-round service to Toronto and Melbourne, Australia and seasonal service to New Delhi. United also announced it will begin a second daily flight between San Francisco and Seoul, South Korea. All routes subject to government approvals. In addition to the new routes, in 2019, United will begin new year-round nonstop service between San Francisco and Auckland, New Zealand, Tahiti, French Polynesia and Amsterdam.

"This route expansion solidifies United's position at San Francisco as the gateway airline serving destinations across the Pacific, the continental United States, as well as to Europe and beyond," said Oscar Munoz, United's CEO. "It serves as a fitting capstone to all our efforts that made 2018 a breakthrough year for United, from delivering strong financial performance to currently leading in on-time departures for the second year in a row."

"San Francisco continues to be a cultural and economic hub for the world," said U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein. "These new routes will expand international travel to and from San Francisco International Airport, helping us forge stronger connections between our city and other major destinations around the globe."

Since 2013, United Airlines has added 12 new international destinations from San Francisco. With these new flights, United will serve 29 international destinations from San Francisco, including eight cities in Europe, India, and the Middle East, seven in North America, and 14 in Asia and Oceania. United, the largest airline at San Francisco International Airport, operates more than 300 daily flights.

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"This is great news for all of our customers and employees in the Bay Area, and a sign that United is deeply committed to growing San Francisco and adding unique and exciting destinations across the globe," said Janet Lamkin, United's President of California.

United has been a Bay Area company for 90 years and employs 14,000 people in the region, including 2,500 industrial jobs at its maintenance base, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary of operation. United continues to invest in the airport, this year opening the 28,000-square foot Polaris lounge near Gate G92 in International Terminal G.

30 July, 2018

More trans-Pacific routes to get Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select seats in 2019

Delta Air Lines has just announced that it will put on more aircraft with the new Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select seating on Pacific routes next spring.  

The Trump supporting airline is able to make the changes as it takes delivery of additional A350-900 aircraft and puts back into service more 777-200ER and LR aircraft following refurbishment.

Delta says it will refurbish all eight of its 777-200ER and all ten of its 777-200LR aircraft and expects to have taken delivery of 13 A350s before the end of next year.

Today, Delta offers the Delta One suite and Delta Premium Select on nonstop service from its Detroit hub to Tokyo-Narita, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai, Beijing and Amsterdam; from Los Angeles to Shanghai and from Atlanta to Seoul-Incheon.