Emirates will resume flights to Nairobi on 2
August, as well as to Baghdad and Basra from 10 August.
The resumption of these three routes will take the
Dubai-based airline’s passenger network to 67 destinations in
August, including seven points in Africa and five points in the
Flights between Nairobi and Dubai and Basra and
Dubai will operate thrice weekly, while flights between
Baghdad and Dubai will operate four times a week.
The flights will be operated with the
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
In an attempt to try and build confidence amongst
travellers, Emirates has
committed to cover all COVID19 related medical expenses, free of
cost, should a customer be diagnosed with COVID19 during their travel.
The cover is offered by Emirates free of charge to
its customers regardless of class of travel or destination. It is
immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until 31
October 2020 (first flight to be completed on or before 31 October
2020), and is valid for 31 days from the moment they fly the first
sector of their journey. This means Emirates customers can
continue to benefit from the added assurance of this cover, even
if they travel onwards to another city after arriving at their
Customers do not need to register or fill in any
forms before they travel, and they are not obligated to utilise
the cover provided by Emirates.
Any impacted customer who has been diagnosed with
COVID-19 during their travel simply has to contact a dedicated
hotline to avail of assistance and cover.
The hotline number, and details of what COVID19
related expenses are covered, is available on the Emirates'