Dubai-based Emirates Airline added their 11th destination in the US on Thursday with the opening of the Dubai-Fort Lauderdale route.
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.
The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the “ME3″ has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.
Boeing launched the 777X series on Sunday morning with a total of 259 orders and commitments from 4 airlines. The new airplane will build upon the success of the current 777 series by using new, more efficient engines and wings in addition to other improvements.
More new service between New York and South America is scheduled to begin next week as TAME Airlines begins service between Ecuador and JFK.