FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Emirates Airline celebrated its first flight from Dubai to a South Florida airport in Broward.
The plane arrived from Dubai, Thursday morning, and was greeted by a special water cannon salute at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
It will be the first of many flights to take off from Fort Lauderdale to the Middle East, once a day, seven days a week.
According to officials, the economic impact is expected to be substantial.
Emirates will connect South Florida to more than 154 destinations across the world.
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