Emirates to operate limited passenger flights from April 6

Flights in the UAE have been suspended since March 24

Emirates to operate limited passenger flights from April 6

A limited number of Emirates Airline passenger flights will be taking off from the UAE from Monday April 6.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group stated on Twitter today that the flights would “initially carry travellers outbound” from the UAE.

“Emirates has received approval from UAE authorities to start flying a limited number of passenger flights. From 06 April, these flights will initially carry travellers outbound from the UAE. Details will be announced soon,” he wrote.

“Over time Emirates looks forward to the gradual resumption of passenger services in line with lifting of travel and operational restrictions, including assurance of health measures to safeguard our people and customers.

Their safety and well-being will always be our top priority.”


Flights have been suspended in the UAE since 11.59pm on Tuesday March 24 in light of the global coronavirus pandemic.

More details on the Emirates Airline outbound-only flights are set to be announced soon. Stay close to Time Out for more.

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