The VIP delegation at Dubai International Airport prior to departure on the Emirates’ inaugural flight to Mexico City.
Dubai: Emirates has taken off to Mexico City, marking the airline’s first passenger flight to Mexico. Emirates flight EK255, departed at full capacity with over 300 passengers, led a group of VIP guests and media on board, today early morning.
The high profile delegation onboard the inaugural flight included Salem Obaidalla, Emirates’ Senior Vice President Commercial Operations for the Americas; Ahmed Hatem Barghash Al Menhali, UAE Ambassador to Mexico; Francisca Elizabeth Méndez Escobar, Mexican Ambassador to the UAE among others.
The aircraft utilised for this morning’s inaugural flight was Emirates’ newly refurbished two-class Boeing 777-200LR which offers 38 Business Class seats in a 2-2-2 layout, and 264 seats in Economy Class. The flight will stop in Barcelona before continuing on its journey to Mexico City.