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Chicago ninth US destination for Emirates airline

Posted on Feb 24 2014 | IANS

Dubai, Feb 24 (IAMS/WAM) Emirates Airline Monday announced it is launching a daily service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport from Aug 5 this year to be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR.

Chicago will become the airline's ninth gateway in the US, coming soon after it commenced services to Boston, Massachusetts, March 10 this year.

"Chicago has long been a destination in the United States which Emirates has wished to serve," Tim Clark, president of Emirates airline, said while speaking about the new service.

"Chicago has long been a destination in the United States which Emirates has wished to serve. Like Dubai, Chicago is a major global trade and transportation hub with great cultural diversity that is an economic engine for its region," he added.

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