Emi­rates air­lines ex­pands U.S. routes, adds Washington flights

The Washington Times Daily - - Business -

DUBAI | The Dubai-based air­line Emi­rates says it will be­gin flights to Washington in Septem­ber as part of an ex­pan­sion into the Amer­i­can mar­ket.

Washington is the third new U.S. des­ti­na­tion added this year by Emi­rates, one of the world’s fastest-grow­ing car­ri­ers. A state­ment Thurs­day says ser­vice will be­gin Sept. 12.

Emi­rates is locked in fierce com­pe­ti­tion with Gulf ri­vals Eti­had Air­ways and Qatar Air­ways.

With Washington Dulles In­ter­na­tional Air­port, Emi­rates will have seven routes to the U.S. It added Seat­tle and Dal­las/fort Worth this year.

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