Emirates President Tim Clark said the carrier's thrice-weekly Dubai-New York JFK A380 service, launched on Aug. 1, is performing well. Speaking to ATWOnline en route to Toulouse, where EK will be discussing future A380 deliveries with the manufacturer, Clark said he has received positive feedback from passengers in all three cabin classes and that the bar at the rear of the business class cabin is especially popular and "constantly frequented by up to 25 passengers" (ATW, September 2008).

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