Emirates News Agency – Emirates and United activate codeshare partnership to improve connectivity with the United States

DUBAI, 30th March, 2023 (WAM) — Emirates and United have activated their codeshare partnership, allowing Emirates customers to enjoy easier access to an expanded choice of US destinations.

From today, Emirates customers will be able to travel to three of the country’s largest business centers – Chicago, Houston or San Francisco – and easily connect to an extensive network of US domestic points on flights operated by United.

With the launch of this partnership, Emirates customers traveling to the United States can now access more than 150 US cities in the United network, via all three gateways.

Similarly, Emirates customers in the United States planning to travel to Dubai and beyond have myriad choices and can use United’s services to easily connect to Emirates-operated flights to Dubai via Chicago, Houston or San Francisco.

This partnership provides access to many popular destinations from Emirates gateways such as Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Minneapolis and Phoenix. Emirates passengers planning travel to destinations such as Detroit can fly direct from Dubai to Chicago or Houston, and simply transfer on a United flight to the final destination, while enjoying the benefits of flying hassle-free. The reciprocal benefits extend to passengers departing from the United States and using Emirates services to travel to Dubai, with the same ease of access from an extensive network of inland cities and a connection in one. of the three hubs.

Emirates Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Kazim, said: “We are extremely pleased to activate this historic partnership with United and to significantly expand our presence in the United States. United’s extensive network in the Americas will allow us to provide more choice to our global customer base and meet demand from all segments, including leisure, VFR, business travelers and students, who can now seamlessly connect to a network largest of over 150 domestic destinations.

Translated by: Gihane Fawzi.

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