Emirates airline has announced its plan to operate scheduled flights to nine destinations starting on 21 May. Emirates will start operating to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne. Additionally, the airline is offering connecting flights between the UK and Australia.
Travellers will only be welcomed on these flights if they follow with the eligibility and entry requirements of their final destination. In addition, the UAE residents who desire to return to Dubai will need an approval from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA).
Emirates’ Chief Operating Officer, Adel Al Redha stated: “We are pleased to resume scheduled passenger services to these destinations, providing more options for customers to travel from the UAE to these cities, and also between the UK and Australia. We are working closely with the authorities to plan the resumption of operations to additional destinations. We have implemented additional measures at the airport in coordination with the relevant authorities in respect to social distancing and sanitisation. The safety and wel-lbeing of our employees, customers and communities, remain our top priority.”
Emirates plans to operate flights from Dubai International Airport to Tokyo Narita on 15 May, Conakry and Dakar on 16 May.
The airline has established a safety programme to secure aircraft cabins stays clean and sanitary. Each aircraft will go through intensified cleaning and disinfection procedure to ensure safety for the passengers and workers. Additionally, Dubai International airport will take customers and employees temperatures using thermal scanners. Furthermore, social distancing will be implemented.
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