Emirates Touches Down in Chicago

First EK at ORD 06AUG14Emirates has completed the first flight of what is now a daily nonstop passenger service from Dubai to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

The inaugural flight makes Chicago the airline’s ninth US base.

“The Chicago route extends our passenger network to America’s third-largest city and complements our existing dedicated freighter service that operates to O’Hare,” said Adel Al Redha, Emirates Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. “The launch of this route, will allow us to offer Emirates’ unique product and award-winning service to passengers flying to and from the Midwest to our home in Dubai or onwards to more than 140 global destinations including the Far East, Africa and India.”