Emirates to Launch Panama City Service from Feb 2016

Emirates from 01FEB16 will begin service to Central America, with the launch of daily Dubai – Panama City operation on non-stop basis. The flight will be operated by Boeing 777-200LR aircraft on daily basis, becoming the world’s longest nonstop flight in terms of distance and one-way flying time.

Reservation for this route opened after 0400/0500hrs GMT 13AUG15.

EK251 DXB0805 – 1640PTY 77L D
EK252 PTY2230 – 2315+1DXB 77L D

Operational flight distance is 8580 miles, 11 miles longer than QANTAS’ Sydney – Dallas route (8569 miles). Flying time for EK251 is 17hrs 35mins, EK252 is 15hrs 45mins. EK251 will be 20-25 minutes longer than existing DELTA’s westbound service from Dubai to Atlanta, 40 minutes longer then DELTA’s Northbound service from Johannesburg to Atlanta. Data is based published schedule, actual operational time may vary.