There’s a new route for South Florida residents looking to explore the Middle East and beyond. Bilt Rewards airline partner Emirates and its loyalty program Emirates Skywards launched the newest nonstop route Miami to Dubai on July 22.
The flight will operate four times weekly on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. The flight departs Miami at 9:10 PM and arrives the next evening in Dubai at 7:25 PM making a total flight time of 14 hours and 15 minutes. For the return route, the flight departs Dubai at 3:10 AM local time and arrives in Miami 15 hours and 50 minutes later at 11:00 AM Miami time.
You can book the new flight with Bilt Points by transferring to Emirates Skywards at a 1:1 ratio. Round-trip Miami to Dubai flights using miles are priced at the following levels:
Economy class starts at 72,500 miles
Business-class starts at 145,000 miles
First-class starts at 272,500 miles
Availability looks good, with most dates offering space to book the new flight with Skywards miles. If you were looking to pay cash for the flight, economy round-trip appears to be starting at $1,065 per person, business class round-trip $5,232 and first-class round-trip $11,967.
The new route is great news for Florida residents looking to explore what has arguably become one of the trendiest destinations in the world: Dubai. Emirates connects to the rest of the world by transiting through Dubai, making the new flight the most convenient route to fly from South Florida to the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and parts of Asia.