Emirates unveils a Dodgers themed A380. San Francisco Giants fans are not impressed.
Looking larger than life, Emirates unveiled a special themed A380 to commemorate the start of their second daily service between Los Angeles and Dubai. The themed A380 also highlights Emirates sponsorship of the storied baseball team. Emirates became the official airline of the Dodgers prior to the 2016 season.
Discussing the added service, Emirates posted on their Facebook page:
The new Emirates flight EK217, departs Dubai daily at 3:00 p.m. and arrives in Los Angeles at 8:00 p.m. The return flight EK218, departs Los Angeles daily at 10:30 p.m. and arrives in Dubai approximately 16 hours later at 1:30 a.m. This new service supplements the current EK215 Airbus A380-800 flight which departs Dubai at 8:55 a.m. and lands in Los Angeles at 1:55 p.m. The existing return flight, EK216, departs LAX 4:45 p.m. and arrives in Dubai 7:35 p.m. the following day.