Emirates expects strong demand for Dubai-LA link

30 October 2008

Emirates said it expects an average of more than 80% passenger load factor for its new Dubai-Los Angeles route, reported Gulf News. The carrier launched the Middle East's first direct air link to the US west coast earlier this week. Keith Longstaff, Emirates Senior Vice-President, commercial operations, Europe, said currently the carrier has nearly 100% demand for first and business class on the route, while in the economy segment the average passenger load factor will be in excess of 80%.

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