The Dubai-based airline however claims the changes are due to weaker demand for US travel. Recently the US banned electronic devices, larger than a mobile phone from cabin luggage on flights from 10 airports. This included Dubai, as well as from other airports in the Middle East, north Africa and Turkey.
Speaking to the BBC, an Emirates spokeswoman said: "The recent actions taken by the US government relating to the issuance of entry visas, heightened security vetting and restrictions on electronic devices in aircraft cabins have had a direct impact on consumer interest and demand for air travel into the US. Over the past three months, we have seen a significant deterioration in the booking profiles on all our US routes, across all travel segments."
Emirates president Tim Clark confirmed that demand to the US had fallen by about a third since President Trump's announcements.
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