Welcome to Miami!

Chris Sloan joins the celebrations as Emirates operates its first scheduled passenger flight into the Florida gateway
Flags of the USA and UAE are draped from the cockpit window to mark the occasion. Chris Sloan
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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