On January 11, 2021, Dubai air carrier Emirates announced its plan to expand operations in the United States amid increased air travel demand. Emirates currently serves 114 destinations on six continents.

Emirates will re-launch non-stop operations to Seattle from February 1, 2021, Dallas and San Francisco from March 2, 2021, growing its North American network to 10 destinations. 

Flights to/from Seattle (four weekly flights) and Dallas (three weekly flights) will be operated with two-class Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. Four weekly flights to/from San Francisco will operate on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, following the resumption of services to Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Toronto and Washington DC.

Dubai carrier Emirates will also be providing additional flights to New York, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo. 

Effective February 1, 2021, Emirates will be operating double daily flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and a daily flight to Los Angeles (LAX). In South America, Emirates will be introducing a fifth weekly flight to Sao Paulo from February 5, 2021.

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