Dubai - Chicago with Emirates, since August 5, 2014
From 5 August 2014, Emirates will begin operating flights between Dubai and Chicago, this being the new destination in the United States. The route will be operated at a frequency of one flight per day, seven per week.
Flights between Dubai and Chicago will be honored by aircraft Boeing 777-200LR configured in 3 classes: 8 seats in First Class, 42 seats in Business Class and 216 seats in Economy Class. Schedule of flights on the route Dubai - Chicago:
NOT DXB 235: 09 - 45: 15 ORDER 25L D
DO NOT ORDER 236: 20 - 35: 19 + 10 DXB 1L D
Emirates will be in direct competition with Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi) and Qatar Airways (Doha), but also with American Airlines and United Airlines operating flights between Chicago and the Persian Gulf.
As I announced earlier, Chicago will be the new destination in the United States for Emirates to fly. The eighth will be Boston-Logan (from MARCH to MARCH 10), and the other seven are: Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, New York-JFK, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington-Dulles.