All Things Travel: Emirates, JetBlue Share Growth Plans For Logan Airport

February 10, 2014 11:30 AM
All Things Travel: Emirates, JetBlue Share Growth Plans For Logan Airport
" BOSTON (CBS) – One month from today, March 10, Emirates airline will begin new international flights to the Middle East from Logan Airport and JetBlue will launch new service to Detroit from Boston.

It is no coincidence that the two new routes start on the same day. Emirates and JetBlue have a code-sharing agreement. This agreement allows for ticketing on both airlines.

Emirates is one of the fastest growing and well respected airlines in the world. The Boston non-stop daily flights will go to Dubai where the airline has service to 135 destinations.

The flights will be on Boeing 777 aircraft configured with eight first-class seats, 42 seats in business class and 216 in economy. The flight leaves Logan at 11:38 p.m. from Terminal E at Logan.

Emirates was the 2013 “Airline of t he Year” by Skytrax World Airline Awards. Thier flights also feature up to 1,600 entertainment channels and complimentary full course meals at every seat.

Following successful launches of flights to Japan and Panama City in the last two years, Logan will add flights on Turkish Airlines to Turkey and Hainan Airlines to China this spring and summer "

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