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Disney World closer to Dubai with Orlando route’


As Emirates landed the first scheduled Airbus A380 superjumbo in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, its new partners...


As Emirates landed the first scheduled Airbus A380 superjumbo in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, its new partners in the city showed staunch support for the open skies policy that allows the airline to now land in ten US gateways — even as the big three US carriers continue their criticism of the airline. The inaugural EK219 landed at 11.50am local time carrying passengers from 29 nations to America’s vacation heartland — home to Disney World and Universal Studios. Orlando is the latest destination on Emirates’ ever-expanding route map and one that carries even greater significance amid accusations from US airlines American, Delta and United that Emirates, and other Gulf carriers, are unfairly subsidised.

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