Welcome to Miami!

Chris Sloan joins the celebrations as Emirates operates its first scheduled passenger flight into the Florida gateway
 
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Flags of the USA and UAE are draped from the cockpit window to mark the occasion. Chris Sloan
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A customary water salute was given for Emirates’ maiden arrival Emirates

In a game of ’Airline Trading Places’, Emirates (EK) returned to the South Florida skies on July 22, 2021, with a switch to Miami International Airport (MIA), taking over from its pre-pandemic destination of Fort Lauderdale (FLL), 20 miles to the north, from where it operated from December 2016 to March 2020.

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