|BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Emirates Airlines will start service on December 15, 2016, between Dubai and Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
For the first time in the Airport’s history, FLL will have nonstop service with one of the world’s finest airlines to the Middle East. FLL will be one of just 11 U.S. cities served by Emirates Airlines.
“Broward County is honored that Emirates Airlines has selected FLL as their gateway to our vibrant and exciting destination,” said Marty Kiar, Broward County Mayor. “This nonstop service will allow world travelers to experience our sun-drenched beaches to the majestic beauty of the Everglades and all the sensational attractions of a cosmopolitan area. Additionally, our residents can now explore the Middle East and the other 150 plus cities served by this world-class airline.”
“Emirates is one of the world’s most sought after airlines. They offer award winning customer service, worldwide connectivity through their airline partnerships, including jetBlue Airways and a fleet of long-range, world-class aircraft. We are honored they chose FLL to launch their new service in the South Florida region.” said Mark Gale, CEO/Director of Aviation.
South Floridians will have direct access to the Middle East and beyond. Travelers from all corners of the world can now travel to and from FLL. They can enjoy our beautiful beaches, shopping, cultural activities and culinary delights our area offers.
With a fleet of more than 230 aircraft, Emirates Airlines currently flies to over 150 destinations in more than 80 countries around the world. Over 1,500 Emirates flights depart Dubai each week on their way to destinations on six continents.
Customers voted Emirates as the 2016 World’s Best Airline in Skytrax World Airline Awards.
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About Broward’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)