DUBAI- This week (Last week of December 2023), UAE-based carrier Emirates (EK) made adjustments to its service on the Dubai (DXB)– Milan Malpensa (MXP)– New York (JFK) route, advancing the planned resumption of Airbus A380 service by two months.
The 3-class A380 is now scheduled to operate from February 1, 2024, instead of the initially planned date of March 31, 2024, replacing the 777-300ER on this route.
Emirates Milan to New York flights with A380
Here’s the updated flight schedule for the Dubai-Milan-New York route with Airbus A380, as reported by Aeroroutes.
Flight EK205 departs Dubai at 09:05, arrives at Milan Malpensa at 13:10, and then continues to New York JFK, landing at 18:55. This service is operated by an Airbus A380 and is available daily.
On the return leg, EK206 takes off from JFK at 22:20, reaches Milan Malpensa at 11:55 the next day, and concludes its journey by landing in Dubai at 22:45. This return service is also operated by an Airbus A380 and is available daily.
Decade of MXP-JFK Route
Emirates, the world’s leading international airline, celebrated a remarkable decade in 2023 of operating its direct route between Milan and New York, serving over 1.8 million passengers since its launch in 2013.
In response to the strong demand connecting these two dynamic business and tourist hubs in Italy and the United States, the daily flight has significantly contributed to the positive impact experienced by both nations over the past ten years.
With more than 6,000 flights in both directions, this service has met the needs of an underserved route, strengthening vital trade and tourism ties and benefiting both economies.
Fashion Capital of the World
Emirates’ ten years of service between the “Fashion capital of the World” and the most visited city in the U.S. have facilitated the transport of over 37,000 tonnes of cargo, including Italian exports such as apparel, food products, and jewelry, and U.S. exports like apparel, textiles, spare parts, and chemicals used in various industries.
Emirates SkyCargo, the airline’s cargo division, annually facilitates nearly 4,000 tonnes of cargo between these gateways, underscoring Emirates’ dedication to supporting local economies and businesses in both nations.
With its daily direct service between Milan and New York, Emirates offers convenient connections for various groups, including Italian expatriates, students, business travelers, and tourists between Italy and the United States.
The route is especially popular among travelers flying from Italy to New York and onwards to other destinations with significant Italian communities. Additionally, Emirates provides enhanced connectivity for U.S. passengers connecting to Milan and beyond, accessing the airline’s extensive network of over 140 destinations worldwide.
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