Emirates is adding new nonstop route between Malpensa Airport, Milan and New York JFK from October 1, 2013. This will be Emirates first ever route between Europe and US since it had discontinued operating its Hamburg-New York service, back in 2008.
With one daily non-stop flight between Milan and New York, the airline make use of Boeing 777-300ER jet to operate this route and will offer a total of 360 air tickets to passengers. In all Milan-JFK route will have 310 economy seats, 42 business class seats and eight first class suites.
Even though Emirates will be competing against three other airlines on this route, it is confident to steal the show. Tim Clark, President for Emirates Airline said that they will stand out amongst other competitors purely on the basis of service that they will be offering to their passengers. He further said that they are the only airline on this route to offer a true First Class Experience on nonstop Milan-JFK service.