Emirates has confirmed plans to deploy its
flagship Airbus A380 aircraft on flights to Guangzhou from 8
The airline restarted A380 operations to
Amsterdam and Cairo this week, and introduced a second daily A380
service to London Heathrow. Emirates also operates the A380 on a
daily flight to Paris, France.
With safety as a priority, the airline
is gradually expanding its passenger services to 68 cities in
August, returning to 50% of its pre-pandemic destination network.
the past week, Emirates has resumed flights from Dubai to
Addis Ababa, Clark, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Prague, S„o Paulo,
Stockholm and Seychelles.
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.
Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of
measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the
safety of customers and employees on the ground and in the air,
including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits
containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes
to all customers
In addition, Emirates has committed to cover
COVID19 related medical expenses should a passenger be
diagnosed with COVID19 during their travel while they are away
from home. This cover 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. Terms
and conditions apply, see Emirates'
website for more information.
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