Emirates set to launch A380

10 July 2008

Emirates Airline has announced plans to showcase the new, double-decker Airbus A380 during exclusive familiarisation flights in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The familiarisation flights will immediately follow the inaugural flight of the aircraft from Dubai to New York JFK on August 1st, 2008. Invited guests from San Francisco and L.A.- both slotted to receive their own daily non-stop service featuring the Boeing 777-200LR from Dubai this fall, will have the opportunity to view the A380 before it begins three-times weekly service from Dubai to New York.

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