Emirates Resumes Flights To 6 More Cities

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Emirates Resumes Flights To 6 More Cities

Emirates has announced it will resume flights to 6 more cities. This will take the airline’s network to 58 cities by mid-August, including 20 points in Europe and 24 points in the Asia Pacific. In other news, Emirates’s A380- The World’s Largest Passenger Plane Is Returning To The Skies.  Besides, the airline has Refunded AED 1.9 Billion To Passengers In Two Months.

List Of Cities Added

Geneva- From 15 July
Los Angeles- From 22 July
Dar es Salaam- From 1 August
Prague and Sao Paulo- From 2 August
Boston- From 15 August

On that note, here’s a Roundup of all the airlines resuming services from July. That said, could The Future Of Airplanes Be Double-Decker Seats? Read on to find out.

Furthermore, Emirates website read that all passengers travelling with Emirates from specific countries or airports must carry a COVID-19 negative certificate. The certificate must be issued by a local government approved laboratory to be accepted on the flight. Where specified, a certificate from a UAE government designated laboratory in the country of origin is also acceptable. In addition, certificates must be issued no more than 96 hours before departure.

Passengers From Destinations That Require A Negative Covid Certificate

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Iran
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Tanzania
  • USA – Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO), including passengers originating from California, Florida and Texas connecting to an Emirates flight to Dubai

Earlier, travellers coming into Dubai were not required to carry a Covid negative certificate, as tests were to be conducted on arrival. However, from now, all tourists traveling to Dubai or Abu Dhabi from any of the above mentioned destinations must carry a Covid negative certificate. UAE Residents flying into Abu Dhabi must show the certificate at road checkpoints.

Emirates customers travelling between the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, can enjoy safe and convenient connections via Emirates’ hub in Dubai. Customers can also stop over or travel to Dubai, as the city has re-opened for international business and leisure visitors.

Emirates Revises Booking Policies

With the gradual re-opening of borders over the summer, Emirates has revised its booking policies to offer customers flexibility and confidence to plan their travel. Customers who purchase an Emirates ticket by 31 July 2020 for travel on or before 30 November 2020, can enjoy generous rebooking terms and options, if they have to change their travel plans due to unexpected flight or travel restrictions relating to COVID-19, or when they book a Flex or Flex plus fare.

Premium customers can enjoy Emirates’ Chauffeur Drive service and relax in its Lounge facility at Dubai International airport, with the restart of these signature services after a full health and safety review. Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of its 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. For more information on these measures and the services available on each flight, visit: www.emirates.com/yoursafety

In addition, Etihad also plans to resume services to 58 destinations across including Middle East, North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Check out the complete list here.