Indian-Americans living in the nation's capital, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware got another convenient way to visit the homeland with Emirates Airline starting a daily non-stop flight from Washington DC to Dubai from September 12, 2012.
The new flight operates from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Dubai (DXB).
Flight EK 231 will leave Dubai daily at 2:20AM and arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) at 8:50AM.
On the return leg, EK 232 departs from Dulles at 10:55AM, arriving in Dubai at 8AM the following day.
Passengers arriving at the airline's Dubai hub can connect to cities across the Indian sub-continent, Far and Middle East and Africa.
The airline flies from Dubai to 10 Indian cities including Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.
Emirates' Washington DC flight will operate on a Boeing 777-200 LR aircraft featuring private suites in First Class, lie-flat beds in Business Class and Economy Class.
Passengers at every seat get access to SMS, telephone and e-mail.
With 1,400 channels of in-flight entertainment, it's going to be hard for Emirates passengers to complain of boredom.
Washington DC is Emirates' seventh gateway in the U.S.
Besides DC, Emirates flies to NYC, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and Seattle.
Contact Air-Savings.com to make your bookings on any Emirates' flights to India.