This makes Boston, Emirates number 8 US destination and the 142nd world wide, considering it a very important trade and tourism link.
The project has been inaugurated with flight EK 237, which carried a delegation of senior airline executives.
The airline will offer three class configurations on its Boeing 777-200LR, First Class, Business Class and Economy Class.
“We are extremely upbeat about our new Boston service. From the moment we first announced plans to connect Massachusetts to our global network, we have received a strong and positive response from travelers and our business customers – not only in the US, but also in our home market of the UAE, and other major cities Asia, Africa and the Middle East,”
“Emirates’ inaugural flight carries passengers from the UAE and 39 other destinations, illustrating the reach of our global network, and the potential tourism and trade opportunities of our daily service.
“We thank our friends in Boston and Massachusetts for the warm welcome and look forward to serving this exciting city and state.” – Tim Clark, president, Emirates Airline.
As far as shipments go, Emirates will operate transports under SkyCargo in order to deliver goods between the two cities, whether it’s medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, electronics, leather products, consumer commodities or the famous New England lobster.