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Emirates Launches Daily Dubai-Miami-Bogotá Flights

  • Emirates adds Bogotá to its network over over 140 destinations
  • Seven weekly flights using a Boeing 777-300ER, offering 354 seats daily in three classes.
  • Traditional dancers, cake-cutting ceremony, and VIP attendance at El Dorado International Airport.
  • Codeshare agreement with avianca for additional Colombian destinations and extensive inflight entertainment and dining options.

Emirates has begun services to Bogotá, expanding its South American network to four destinations and reaching 19 points across the Americas.

The launch of services to Emirates’ latest destination was celebrated at El Dorado International Airport. Traditional Colombian dancers performed, and there was a cake-cutting ceremony and symbolic gift exchange. VIPs attended the event, including the Colombian and UAE ambassadors, as well as officials from Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia and OPAIN.

Emirates executives, such as Nabil Sultan and Salem Obaidalla, led a ceremony upon arrival. International media and distinguished guests, including Scott Lantz and Colombian officials, were present.

A Boeing 777 operates the daily service via Miami to Bogotá. This route features premium offerings, including First Class, a first for this journey.

Following the welcome ceremony between the airline and airport officials, Emirates showcased its Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class configuration to dignitaries, government representatives, media, guests, and travel trade members. It highlighted its private suites in First Class, lie-flat seats in Business Class, and spacious Economy Class seats.

On the commencement of flights to Bogotá, Nabil Sultan, Emirates’ EVP Passenger Sales and Country Management, said: “The addition of Bogotá to our network reinforces our deep commitment to South America and to expanding our reach in this important continent. Bogotá’s status as a key leisure and business destination makes it a gateway we have long wanted to serve, and the new flights will become a conduit to enhance trade flows, improve market access and open pathways for investment across a number of sectors between Colombia and the UAE. We are also excited to provide our premium services between Miami and Bogotá and to introduce a First Class offering for the first time-ever on this popular route. This allows us to offer a signature travel experience for customers, helping to drive more visitors between the US and Colombia.

“We would like to thank Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia, El Dorado International Airport and all stakeholders and authorities in Colombia, the US and the UAE for making it possible to add Bogotá to our global network.”

Sergio Paris Mendoza, Director General of Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia commented: “Colombia, the gateway to South America, connects for the first time with the Middle East via the Bogota-Miami-Dubai route operated by Emirates. Through Emirates’ services we are delighted to have the opportunity to increase inbound tourism and trade between Colombia and the Middle East.”

Natali Leal, OPAIN General Manager, added: “We welcome Emirates to El Dorado. With their arrival, we solidify our position as one of the leading air terminals in Latin America and the gateway to Colombia. Now, with this new airline, we can offer better connections and experiences to our travelers. Currently, 40 million passengers travel through El Dorado annually, and we are ready to welcome new travelers eager to experience Emirates. We extend our warmest welcome with the commitment to being your partners in providing unique and memorable experiences.” 

Emirates Flight Schedule Dubai-Miami-Bogotá

  • Emirates’ daily flight EK213 departs Dubai at 0215 hrs and arrives in Miami at 1005 hrs.
  • The flight then departs Miami at 1205 hrs, arriving in Bogotá at 1455 hrs.
  • Emirates’ return flight EK214 leaves Bogotá at 1719 hrs and arrives in Miami at 2215 hrs.
  • The flight departs Miami at 0045 hrs the next day and arrives in Dubai at 2300 hrs. All times are local.

Tickets to Bogotá can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App, or via travel agents.

Expanding network and avianca partnership

The new daily service to Bogotá offers travelers from Colombia easy access to Dubai via Miami and connections to destinations in the Far East, West Asia, and Africa. Thanks to a codeshare agreement with avianca, Emirates customers can fly to three points in Colombia from Madrid, Barcelona, or London Heathrow. This partnership provides seamless connectivity, single-ticket booking, competitive fares, and a one-baggage policy.

Emirates inflight and ground services

Emirates provides exceptional comfort, regional dining, and world-class entertainment on its Miami-Bogotá flights. Passengers can enjoy complimentary Colombian meals and local specialties in all classes. The Boeing 777-300ER aircraft features lie-flat seats in First and Business Class. It also offers a generous baggage allowance and access to over 6,500 entertainment channels, including Spanish content via the “ice” entertainment system.

Trade between UAE and Colombia

Emirates’ new Boeing 777-300ER services will provide up to 20 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight. This will benefit Colombian exports like fresh flowers, fruits, and vegetables. The growing Colombian diaspora in the UAE will also benefit from connections to over 140 destinations. Passengers flying between Dubai and Bogotá must meet U.S. entry regulations due to Miami transit procedures. However, they can enjoy visa-free stays of up to 90 days in Dubai and Bogotá, thanks to reciprocal arrangements.

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