SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
Emirates A380 Flight EK203 was placed under quarantine upon landing at New York JFK Airport after several passengers fell ill during the flight.
The Flight 203 from Dubai landed in NYC at 9 a.m. and was directed to a separate parking area away from the terminal. The Centers For Disease Control responded to evaluate the travelers.
Initial reports stated 100 passengers fell ill, but Emirates confirmed that only about 10 passengers fell ill and seven were taken to the hospital.
Five hundred people were on board the flight.