Emirates will quickly resume flights to Newark, giving the Dubai-based airline two flight routes to the New York City space.
Emirates will resume each day flights between its hub Dubai and Newark on June 1. The route will embody a stopover in Athens, Greece. Emirates’ US community will likely be at 10 locations with the resumption of the Newark route, the Gulf provider stated in a press launch on Monday.
Emirates is already providing recurrently scheduled flights to New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The Newark route would be the airline’s second to the larger New York City space. Newark is situated within the state of New Jersey and is nearly 10 miles from New York City. It is a standard different airport to JFK for individuals touring out and in of New York City. Emirates flew to each airports earlier than the coronavirus pandemic.
Like different regional airways, Emirates stopped flying for a number of weeks final yr as a consequence of COVID-19. The airline has largely rebuilt its community now. In December, Emirates resumed flights to Istanbul. Emirates is now flying to round 120 locations, in comparison with greater than150 earlier than the virus outbreak.
The additional enlargement of Emirates’ North American community may assist them recuperate from the disaster in international travel ensuing from the pandemic. Emirates reported losses of greater than $three billion final yr.