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Emirates Will Fly Nonstop From Athens to Newark, Setting Up Possible Fight With U.S. Airlines

Emirates Will Fly Nonstop From Athens to Newark, Setting Up Possible Fight With U.S. Airlines

Deena Kamel Yousef , Bloomberg

No U.S. airlines fly year-round to Athens. But United, Delta, and American all fly there from the East Coast in the summer, and they likely will not be pleased with this development. Under current law, Emirates is permitted to fly these routes, but the U.S. three would prefer Emirates stick to flying nonstops from Dubai, only. They do not want to compete with Emirates on U.S.-Europe nonstops.

3 years ago