Emirates re-starts flights from Milan to New York and strengthens the US network

Emirates will resume direct service from Milan to New York on June 1st.

The flight between Milan Malpensa and New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport will operate three times a week to expand the airline’s existing EK205 flight to Milan.

The flight is operated on a Boeing 777-300 ER and offers eight seats in first class, 42 flat seats in economy and 304 seats in economy class.

More than 85 percent of the airline’s pilots and cabin crew have been vaccinated. Courtesy of Emirates

The airline has also announced that it will resume four weekly flights to Orlando from June 2nd, further expanding its US network. Flights between Dubai and Orlando are operated four times a week on Emirates’ two-class Boeing 777-200LR.

With Orlando, Emirates will offer over 60 weekly flights to and from 11 US destinations, including Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Seattle, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Newark. Flights to Newark will depart Tuesday June 1st and will operate via Athens.

Emirates is planning a special flight that will only carry vaccinated passengers and crew on Saturday April 10th.

The airline will highlight the UAE’s successful vaccination program and will depart Dubai International Airport at 12:00 noon and cross different parts of the UAE before returning at 2:30 pm.

All proceeds from this special flight will be donated to the Emirates Airline Foundation, a nonprofit charity that supports projects around the world aimed at improving the quality of life for disadvantaged children.

Updated: April 1, 2021, 10:22 a.m.

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