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Well emirates airline flies over 120.
Destinations around the world and now it is adding one more the airline is now begun nonstop flights from.
Its hub undermined to Washington's Dulles airport -- -- destination in the United States I spoke.
With emirates president Tim Clark and asked him -- Washington was a vital route.
Well it's it's a combination of things of Washington of course being the political capital in the United States.
There are multiple segments of interest to us without consumer base would -- the diplomatic cold weather baby.
Business is going back is for fifteen -- the Middle East -- that.
Washington and of course we have a connection.
Capability over the Dubai -- which sets of Africa 31 points that.
Middle East and West Asia India Pakistani Bangladesh.
And the the that that the mom for the US notwithstanding the difficulties of the global economy today remain particularly strong.
And -- Washington is is anything like the other seven point six points we have in the US these flights were -- very quickly.
And we're very confident that Washington will be as good as you'll couldn't.
Dollars at Diana's sudden who students -- it's -- Los Angeles.
I am in of racial space of time to try to fight back pay me on -- I was completely full and it's going out full about now.
-- let me ask you about that because you're -- a 120 cities -- in six continents one of the big.
-- pieces of news -- last week on you was that you actually signed a deal with Quant is the reason this was a bit for the industry is because basically they ended their partnership with British Airways do you think that the types.
-- partnerships that we did -- -- between European airlines American Airlines as we're gonna see that happening more now with Middle East airlines like emirates.
I think he couldn't see probably probably in the next few years -- realignment of the way the alliance.
The alliance is -- structure.
On the -- is a member of 11 well they've had a relationship with British have is over seventeen years.
I'm clearly it wasn't working for them not the one well but certainly the joint service and payment on -- straight ahead.
They valued what we were putting on the table regard to greater access for them to.
The European Middle East North African markets and we evaluate what they had to offer which was -- to their domestic markets -- 5000 flights and fifty cities that they go to.
So taken together it was it was paid multiple commercial cooperation which I think.
Will be part of -- 21 century aviation that will be airlines coming together which values.
What they have to -- -- each other which may transcend the current alliance structures that are in place.
-- Tim final question to you again as we're of the focus especially today on tensions in the Middle East that could affect.
Fuel prices are you concerned at all about jet fuel costs.
Of course -- concerned about jet fuel costs -- last year it was 44%.
Total costs we spent six point six billion dollars on fuel.
Now it's -- it started to go south it was hovering around ninety dollars exalted look okay.
Now things are threatening to go back about a 10010100.
Forensic and this makes not just -- to -- premise but the whole aviation community.
I'm an evil coal stayed.
Fairly rapid decline and possible termination of the number all the airlines -- they're -- careful.
So yes it's it's it's difficult times and what's happened recently is not helping.
But again we're gonna have to tough it out one where they -- -- And toughen up they love I was emirates president Tim Clark and that -- is I was actually the first jet landing at Dulles this morning Fox Business was there.
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