Emirates to resume flights to 5 more destinations

Staff Correspondent

28 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Emirates to resume flights to 5 more destinations

Emirates will resume flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban in South Africa, Harare in Zimbabwe  and Mauritius.

The addition of the five points will expand the Emirates’ global network to 92 destinations and African network will also extend to 19 cities.

Tickets can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App, Emirates sales offices, via travel agents as well as online travel agents, said a press release.

The airline now operates 7 weekly services to Dhaka and via Dubai offers convenient connections to over 80 cities worldwide.

Emirates will operate to Harare with two weekly flights linked to its Lusaka service. Flights from Dubai to Mauritius will initially operate once a week on Saturdays. It may be mentioned that Emirates now operates 7 weekly flights on the Dhaka-Dubai-Dhaka route and conveniently connects to over 80 Emirates destinations.

Travellers with Emirates now can stop over or travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for international business and leisure visitors. Ensuring the safety of travellers, visitors, and the community, COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE). Dubai was one of the world's first cities to obtain Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

Emirates offers Dubai visa at their office counter in Dhaka.

Emirates has committed to cover COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of cost, should they be diagnosed with COVID-19 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.

The airline 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 the customers.

 


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