Emirates Launches A380 Flights to Vienna;
Increases Services to Los Angeles
[HD video below] Emirates has launched its second daily A380
service from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Los Angeles
International Airport (LAX), and added Vienna as the latest
destination to be served by the hugely popular Emirates A380
The new flight to Los Angeles, EK217, operated by an Airbus A380-800 aircraft,
is configured with 3 cabin classes with 14 private suites in First
class, 76 seats in Business class and 401 seats in Economy class.
“We’re thrilled to continue growing our footprint in Los
Angeles, the second largest city in the United States, and to be
able to provide more flight choices to more customers daily as
well as doubling the economic benefits Emirates’ flights provide
to Southern California,” said Rob Gurney Senior Vice President of
Commercial Operations, the Americas. “We strive to give our customers the best possible travel experience every step of the
way through our award-winning service and industry-leading
In addition to serving those visiting or
traveling to Los Angeles, passengers wishing to travel beyond LA
to nearby destinations in the U.S. can take advantage of Emirates’
partnership with Virgin America and Alaska Airlines.
through Alaska Airlines, Emirates passengers can connect from LAX to cities
such as Eugene, Mammoth Lakes, Monterey, Portland, Santa Rosa, and
Guadalajara. Through Virgin America, passengers can travel onwards
to Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Cancun and more.
Emirates flight EK217, departs Dubai daily at 15:00 and
arrives in Los Angeles at 20:00. The return flight EK218,
departs Los Angeles daily at 22:30 and arrives in Dubai
approximately 16 hours later at 01:30.
This new service
supplements the current EK215 Airbus A380-800 flight which departs
Dubai at 08:55 and lands in Los Angeles at 13:55. The
existing return flight, EK216, departs LAX 16:45 and arrives
in Dubai 19:35 the following day.
operates two Boeing 777-200F freighters each week to LAX.
Emirates A380 Touches Down in Vienna
Vienna has joined the family of A380 scheduled destinations served by
an Emirates A380.
Emirates is the first and only airline to
operate an A380 into the Austrian capital. Vienna is the 41st
Airbus A380 destination within the
Emirates global network.
Emirates currently offers double
daily flights from Vienna to the international hub in Dubai. Now,
the rotation EK127/EK128 is deployed by an Airbus A380 in a
three-class configuration with 14 private suites in First, 76
lie-flat seats in Business and 429 spacious seats in Economy.
second daily flight (EK125/EK126) will remain being operated by a
Boeing 777-300ER with a seating capacity of 360.
has served the Vienna-Dubai route since 2004 and since then has
carried almost three million passengers on its double daily