Dubai - Newark via Athens with Emirates, from March 12, 2017
Daily flights on Dubai - Newark route via Athens with Boeing 777-300ER Emirates.
From 12 March to 2017, Emirates will operate a daily flight on the route Dubai - Newark via Athens. According to statements by Emirates officials, the flights will be operated permanently, thus providing new connections to the New York metropolitan area.
However, Emirates will connect Greece with the United States in this daily flight, service that has not existed since 2012. The flights will be operated by aircraft of the type Boeing 777-300ER, which are powered by General Electric GE90 engines.
Dubai - Athens - Newark flight schedule with Emirates:
EK209 Dubai 10:50 - 14:25 Athens 16:40 - 22:00 Newark
EK210 Newark 23:45 - 15:05 Athens 17:10 - 23:50 Dubai
By launching these flights, the United States and Greece can resume economic relations, which were once very close. For decades, the United States has supported policies for promotion and growth, encouraging US investment in Greece.
New York is also home to the largest Greek community overseas and countries, numbering approximately 1.3 million Greeks.