Emirates Airlines today launched its daily non-stop service from Dubai to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).
It is the seventh gateway for Emirates in the United States, and the twelfth new route to join the airline's international network in 2012.
The delegation on board today's inaugural flight from Dubai included Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline, Michael Corbin, U.S. Ambassador to the UAE, Francisco Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Orhan Abbas, Senior Vice President Commercial Operations, The Americas and Pradeep Kumar, Senior Vice President, Revenue Optimisation and Systems, Emirates SkyCargo.
Starting September 12th, EK 231 will leave Dubai daily at 2:20 am and arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) at 8:50 am. EK 232 will depart Dulles at 10:55 am arriving in Dubai at 8:00 am the following day.