Emirates arrives in Canada

Emirates Airline’s inaugural Dubai-Toronto flight EK241 arrived in Toronto marking Emirates’ first destination in Canada, and the first ever non-stop service between Dubai and Toronto.
Dignitaries onboard the inaugural flight included: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group; His Excellency Hassan M.I. Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Canada; Her Excellency Sara Hradecky, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE; and a delegation of senior Emirates executives comprising Ghaith al Ghaith, Executive Vice President Commercial Operations Worldwide; Mike Simon, Divisional Senior Vice President Corporate Communications; Ali Mubarak Al Soori, Divisional Senior Vice President Chairman’s Office, Facilities, Projects Management and Procurement and Logistics (Non-Airline); and Peter Sedgley, Senior Vice President Cargo Commercial Operations.

The arriving dignitaries were welcomed by airport officials with a formal ceremony.