Emirates Adds Flights To 10 New Destinations

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Emirates Adds Flights To 10 New Destinations

Emirates announced scheduled flights for travellers in 10 more cities, taking the total destinations to 40. The new list of countries include:

  1. Colombo -20 June
  2. Sialkot – 24 June
  3. Istanbul – 25 June
  4. Auckland- 1 July
  5. Beirut- 1 July
  6. Brussels- 1 July
  7. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – 1 July
  8. Barcelona and Washington DC- 15 July

On another note, Emirates Opens Bookings To India, Pak from 1 July.

Emirates’ flights from Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Pakistan, will only carry outbound passengers to the UAE and onward destinations. This will take the total number of Emirates destinations on offer for travellers to 40, providing more options for customers who wish to return home or those travelling for essential purposes.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer said: “Thanks to the UAE authorities’ support and partnership, Emirates has been able to provide smooth and safe journeys for those who need to travel, and we look forward adding flights to more destinations in the coming weeks. The UAE government’s recent announcement to ease travel for UAE citizens and residents show the thorough approach that our country is taking with regards to resuming economic activities, and as we gradually return to regular services, Emirates’ number one priority will always be the health and safety of our customers, our crew and our communities.”

Make a note of all the new  Safety Procedures Emirates Has Launched.

In addition, Emirates will also add flights to the following cities in July:

  1. London Heathrow
  2. Manchester
  3. Frankfurt
  4. Paris
  5. Zurich
  6. Madrid
  7. Amsterdam
  8. Copenhagen
  9. Dublin
  10. New York JFK
  11. Toronto
  12. Kuala Lumpur
  13. Singapore
  14. Hong Kong

Customers can book to fly between destinations in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe or the Americas, with a convenient connection in Dubai, as long as they meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.

Flight bookings can be made online at emirates.com or via travel agents. Customers can find more information about Emirates’ flights and current services at: www.emirates.com/wherewefly

What Else?

Emirates has also changed check-in and boarding formalities. These has also been adapted with social distancing in mind. Protective barriers have been installed at each check-in desk to provide additional safety measures to passengers and employees. Gloves, masks and hand sanitisers are made mandatory for all employees at the airport.

Passengers are also required to wear their own masks when at the airport and on board the aircraft, and follow social distancing guidelines. Emirates has modified its inflight services for health and safety reasons.

Magazines and other print reading material are not be available. While food and beverages will be offered on board, the packaging and presentation is modified to reduce contact during meal service, thereby minimizing the risk. Cabin baggages are currently not accepted on flights. Carry-on items allowed in the cabin are limited to laptop, handbag, briefcase or baby items. All other items are required to be checked in, and Emirates will add the cabin baggage allowance to customers’ check-in baggage allowance.