Dubai’s Emirates Airline is now flying to 70 cities across the world, after launching two new flights.
The Dubai airline will be flying to Kuwait City from tomorrow (Wednesday August 5) and Lisbon from August 16.
Emirates will resume flights to Kuwait City (from 5 August) and Lisbon (from 16 August) taking its global network to 70 passenger destinations. @DXB https://t.co/pmZm9nQpdD #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter #Above_The_Clouds pic.twitter.com/RsLGJrrcT0— Emirates Airline (@emirates) August 4, 2020
This means Emirates is now flying to more than 50 percent of its pre-pandemic destinations
Flights to Kuwait City will operate daily, while flights to Lisbon will be three times a week. Both will be with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER.
Emirates received a warm welcome today as it became the first international airline to return to Seychelles, coinciding with the country’s re-opening to tourists.#FlyEmiratesFlyBetter #Above_The_Clouds— Emirates Airline (@emirates) August 1, 2020
Images credit: @seychellescaa, @LcPointe, ATSEP Seychelles pic.twitter.com/JTC6tQo0Ym
Meanwhile Emirates has increased the frequency of its flights to Maldives, due to demand, up to six times a week from today (Tuesday August 4).
Emirates is to deploy its flagship Airbus A380 to Guangzhou from Saturday (August 8) and has also resumed A380 services to Amsterdam and Cairo this week, along with a second daily A380 flight to London Heathrow.
Emirates to deploy its flagship @Airbus A380 to Guangzhou from 8 August. Emirates has also resumed A380 services to Amsterdam @Schiphol and Cairo this week, along with a second daily A380 flight to London @HeathrowAirport. https://t.co/uvfB4aLvO9 #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter pic.twitter.com/DuqI2Bfkks— Emirates Airline (@emirates) August 3, 2020
Emirates has strict safety measures and travel restrictions also remain in place. Travellers will only be accepted on flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries.
COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from. Meanwhile passengers travelling to select destinations will be required to take PCR test before travel.
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Emirates has also committed to cover COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of cost, should passengers be diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel while they are away from home.
This cover is immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until October 31 2020 and is valid for 31 days from the moment they fly the first sector of their journey.
For more information for UAE residents returning to Dubai visit www.emirates.com/returntoDubai, for more information for tourists travelling to Dubai visit: www.emirates.com/flytoDubai.