Emirates Announces First Nonstop Flight From L.A. to Dubai

Emirates is set to expand its network this year with the start of services to the West Coast headlined by the September 1 launching of the airline's third U.S. gateway with nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Dubai. Operating daily, the service will be the first nonstop operation connecting Dubai to Los Angeles International Airport. The new flight runs a distance of 8,339 miles, which lasts 16-hours and 35 minutes. The return flight is expected to be a tad shorter at about 16 hours. The flights depart L.A. at 4:45 p.m. and arrive in Dubai at 7:40 p.m. the following day. Flights departing Dubai at 8:20 a.m. arrive in L.A. at 1:55 p.m. All times listed are local. Visit www.emirates.com. (JP)

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