Chicago – Emirates officially begins Chicago service. An Emirates Boeing 777-200LR a long-range aircraft operating EK 235 landed at Chicago O’Hare International airport, to lots of aviation enthusiasts, journalists, photographers, and a welcome canon spray.
EK235 became Emirates 7th US destination after New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Boston, and Seattle, 8th in North America. Boston, Houston, Dallas, and Chicago, all currently operated by Emirates 777-200LR aircraft. The 200LR has the capability of flying between any two cities in the world without stopping.
EK 235 and EK 236 will be operated daily with a Boeing 777-200LR; EK 236 will depart Chicago O’Hare International at 8:35 P.M and due to land in Dubai at 7:00 P.M The following day. EK 236 can be over 13 hours long.
EK 235 will depart from Dubai International Airport at 9:45 A.M and land in Chicago around 4:25 P.M the flight is more than 14 hours long, and a first-class ticket can cost as low as 18,000USD depending on dates.
Emirates Airlines is currently the only airline that offers direct service between the two cities.
Sisc breakdown Emirates 777LR Sisc – Emirates 777-200LR – Spec and Information
Seating: Emirates Boeing 777-200LR is broken down into 3 classes, Emirates First Class, Business Class, and Economy totaling 266 seats.
FIRST CLASS = 8
BUSINESS CLASS = 42
ECONOMY = 216
SEE FULL SEATING CHART HERE!
|Passenger capacity||3 class – 266|
|Wingspan||212 ft 7 in / 64.8 m|
|Length||209 ft 1 in / 63.7 m|
|Height||61 ft 9 in / 18.8 m|
|Cabin width||19 ft 3 in / 5.86 m|
|Maximum range||9,420 nautical miles / 17,446 km|
|Cruising speed (Mach)||0.84|
|Cruising altitude||43,100 ft|
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