A Monitor Report
01 Mar, 2018  |
: As part of Emirates' recent readjustment to its US services, the airline announces resumption its flagship A380 service between Houston and from June 1. Emirates will also launch a new non-stop Dubai-Newark service from June 1 and resume daily services to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando from March 25.
Emirates started its service to Houston in December 2007, and the service was upgauged to an A380 in December 2014, but as part of Emirates' fleet optimisation, the decision was made in July 2016 to operate the route with a Boeing B777-300ER.
Houston will join more than 40 destinations on Emirates' extensive global network served by its A380 aircraft. Emirates will deploy its three-class A380 on the Houston route, offering a total of 516 seats, with 14 private suites in First Class, 76 flatbed seats in Business Class seats and 426 spacious seats in Economy Class, increasing capacity per flight by more than 160 passengers compared to the current Boeing B777-300ER.
The Emirates A380 is renowned for its First Class Private Suites and Shower Spas, as well as Onboard Lounge for First and Business Class passengers. Passengers in all classes can enjoy Wi-Fi to stay in touch with family and friends and Emirates' award-winning entertainment system, ice, with more than 3,000 channels of movies, TV shows, games and music.