In a groundbreaking announcement, Emirates, the official carrier of Dubai, and United Airlines have revealed an agreement that will provide Emirates customers with access to an extensive network of over 150 cities in the United States. Through this collaboration, passengers can seamlessly connect through major hubs such as Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco, enabling them to explore various regions across America.
On Thursday, Emirates, in a statement released today, unveiled this landmark agreement, granting its passengers the opportunity to travel to a multitude of American cities. Such agreements are commonly referred to as “codeshare agreements,” and Emirates has successfully entered into one with United Airlines, the prominent American carrier.
Effective from Thursday, this agreement will enable Emirates customers to effortlessly reach over 150 cities in the United States, beginning their journey from hubs in Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco, and continuing on to other destinations within the country through the partnership with United Airlines.
Presently, Emirates operates flights between its Dubai hub and 12 American cities, in addition to various regions in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
Expanding Horizons: Emirates Agreement Opens Doors to Canada, Mexico, and South America
This bilateral agreement will provide Emirates customers with extensive access to numerous regions throughout Canada, Mexico, and South America, as stated in the official announcement.
Emirates aims to restore its global operations to pre-pandemic levels this year, with Dubai and the United Arab Emirates relying heavily on tourism and travel to diversify their national income away from oil.
It is worth noting that United Airlines is the first American airline to offer direct flights between Dubai and the United States.