Support Skift’s Independent JournalismMake a Contribution Now
Boston’s Logan International Airport is getting a new nonstop service to the Middle East.
Emirates airline and the airport’s operator Massport announced Thursday the daily service between Boston and Dubai will begin March 10.
Massport also recently announced that nonstop service to Istanbul by Turkish Airlines will start in May.
The Emirates flights will operate on 266-passenger Boeing 777-200LR planes with three classes of service. Flight 237 will depart Dubai daily at 9:45 a.m. and arrive at Boston at 3:15 p.m. Flight 238 will depart Boston at 10:55 p.m. and arrive in Dubai at 7:10 p.m. the next day.
Emirates flies to seven other U.S. destinations. From its hub in the United Arab Emirates it has connections to other areas already heavily traveled by passengers from Boston, including East Africa, India and Southeast Asia.
Copyright (2013) Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.