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Emirates to resume fifth freedom service between Athens and Newark

Emirates has announced the resumption of daily flights to Newark via Athens from 1st June 2021.

Photo : Emirates

The resumed Emirates flight will provide global travellers with another access point to the popular New York Metropolitan area, serving the large Greek-American community in the United States while offering a convenient connection to travellers headed towards the Middle East, West Asia, and Africa via Dubai.

The addition of Newark via Athens will take Emirates’ United States network to 10 destinations following the resumption of services to Seattle, Boston, New York – JFK, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Washington DC, Dallas and San Francisco ( to resume on 2nd March ).

Check the schedule here:

  • Dubai-Athens
  • Departure time- 10:50
  • Arrival time- 15:00
  • Flight time- 5 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number- EK209
  • Athens-Newark
  • Departure time- 17:35
  • Arrival time- 21:20
  • Flight time- 10 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number- EK209
  • Newark-Athens
  • Departure time- 23:55
  • Arrival time- 16:05
  • Flight time- 9 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number- EK210
  • Athens-Dubai
  • Departure time- 18:05
  • Arrival time- 23:35
  • Flight time- 4 hours and 30 minutes
  • Flight number- EK210

The Dubai-Athens-Newark flight will operate daily with a three-class Boeing 777-300ER, complementing Emirates’ double daily flights to New York – JFK. The Dubai-based airline says that “the resumed link between Greece and the US will open up year round connectivity, facilitate trade, boost tourism and benefit consumers by providing them with choice and convenience.”

The airline will also increase its flights to the Greek capital, Athens, flying daily to support the newly resumed service.

Meanwhile, Emirates has operated 1st flight with fully vaccinated frontline team.

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