Emirates is reactivating several Airbus A380 aircraft due to the relaxation of travel restrictions

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Following the recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates that it has decided to relax travel restrictions for 12 countries, with the UK reaching the UAE yellow list, Emirates is actively responding to the increase in travel demand by diversifying its operations to facilitate the flights of those who want to travel. to and from Dubai and beyond.

Emirates is reactivating several Airbus A380 aircraft due to the relaxation of travel restrictions for its flights to London Heathrow and New York JFK.

In accordance with the relaxation of the restrictions, the airline will resume flights to 29 destinations in its network, with over 270 flights and will modify the flight schedules in order to increase the number of frequencies and the capacity of the flights, as the demand will increase. for international leisure and business travel.

Extending services to and from the UK.

By October, the airline will increase its services to 73 weekly flights to the UK, with the Dubai - London Heathrow route being operated six times a day. There will also be two daily flights to Manchester - operated by Airbus A380 aircraft, ten weekly services to Birmingham and daily services to Glasgow.

Emirates operates three daily flights to London, all of which are operated by Airbus A380 aircraft. During August and September, Emirates will gradually increase operations to London Heathrow, and by mid-October, the airline will operate up to six daily flights, four of which will be operated by Airbus A380 aircraft.

For Emirates customers wishing to travel to the UK, the airline has optimized programs to create the best connection options, especially in major cities in Africa (Johannesburg, Cape Town and Lusaka) and West Asia (Karachi, Islamabad). , among other cities).

Stimulating US operations and restoring services in Africa.

Emirates is currently flying to 12 cities in the United States, with more than 70 flights a week. The airline will add additional frequencies for routes to Houston, Boston and San Francisco during August to accommodate the seasonal influx of passengers.

The airline will also increase the capacity of the four weekly services to New York JFK. The flights to the American metropolis will be operated with Airbus A380 aircraft, starting with August 13, improving the travel options for Emirates customers.

Emirates also increased the number of weekly flights to Johannesburg from 7 to 11 weekly flights, with the addition of four Durban-related flights. The airline flies to and from Cape Town, with 3 weekly services. The airline also resumed flights to and from Lusaka (connection via Harare) and Entebbe, with five flights per week for each route.

As international borders reopen and travel restrictions relax, Emirates continues to expand its network in terms of security and sustainability. The airline has resumed passenger services to more than 120 destinations, recovering almost 90% of its pre-pandemic network.

Travel safely with Emirates.

Emirates' booking policies give customers flexibility and confidence in travel planning. Those who will purchase an Emirates ticket for travel on or before June 30, 2021, can enjoy generous booking terms and options.

If they have to change their travel plans, passengers have the option to change their travel dates or extend the ticket for 2 years, at no additional cost. You can find more details on https://www.emirates.com/ae/english/help/covid-19/ticket-options/

All Emirates customers can travel with confidence, using the first multi-risk travel insurance in the aviation industry and COVID-19 coverage. This coverage is provided by Emirates for all tickets purchased as of December 1, 2020, at no additional cost to customers.

Emirates customers who need a COVID-19 PCR test certificate before leaving Dubai can benefit from special rates at Dubai clinics by simply presenting their ticket or boarding pass. Home or office testing is also available, with results within 48 hours. More information at www.emirates.com/flytoDubai

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