On Tuesday morning, Emirates announced its 11th US destination: Fort Lauderdale. Flights begin later this year.
Emirates will take the record of the world’s longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama’s capital in February 2016.
Certain reports could have led one to believe that Emirates Flight 241was in peril due to a low fuel emergency on June 1, but the truth was far less titillating.
Dubai-based airline Emirates launched its sixth US destination on Thursday with an inaugural nonstop flight to Seattle.
Both crew members were killed on Friday when a large cargo aircraft belonging to United Parcel Service crashed in Dubai.