Emirates today (23JAN17) announced planned new service launch between Europe and US, with the opening of Dubai – Athens – Newark service. On board 3-class Boeing 777-300ER, this daily year-round service will begin on 12MAR17. Reservation for this new route opened in the last 30 minutes.
The following schedule is effective from 26MAR17.
EK209 DXB1050 – 1530ATH1730 – 2200EWR 77W D
EK210 EWR2345 – 1600+1ATH1800+1 – 2340+1DXB 77W D
Currently, United and Delta operates Newark – Athens and New York JFK – Athens route (respectively) on summer seasonal basis. Delta converted this service from year-round to summer seasonal in October 2012.