Emirates has opened a remote check-in terminal
to provide seamless connections for cruise passengers.
The Emirates check-in counters, located at Port
Rashid, will allow passengers who are disembarking from their
cruise ships to check-in for their onward Emirates flight at the
This new service allows passengers to explore Dubai without their luggage before
heading directly to the airport for their flight.
check-in facility at Port Rashid has eight counters where
Emirates staff will check-in customersí luggage and issue boarding
passes up to 4 hours before flight departure. The facility will be
open during the sailing period from October to April.
In the next
6 months, 198 cruise ships are expected to dock at Port Rashid
where approximately 280,000 passengers will have onward Emirates
Mohammed Mattar, Divisional Senior Vice President,
Emirates Airport Services, said, ďWe are committed to provide a
seamless and hassle-free travel journey for our customers. With
the increasing popularity of Dubai as a cruise tourism
destination, we have ensured that every touch point in our
customer journey for this important traveller segment is
thoughtfully served. Our first remote check-in facility at Port
Rashid will allow cruise passengers with onward flights the
freedom to explore Dubai during their short transit having dropped
their luggage and completed check-in formalities.Ē
service complements Home Check-In, launched last year, which
allows Emirates passengers to check in for their flights from
anywhere in Dubai for a fee.