Dubai airline Emirates launches summer sale

Cheaper flights are being offered to UAE travellers that book this month



Dubai carrier Emirates has announced cheaper early bird fares for UAE travellers for the rest of April.

The carrier said the offer applies for outbound travel between April 19 and December 13 this year.

Economy fares start from Dhs795 ($216) for Middle East destinaitons, Dhs2,135 ($581) for Europe, Dhs945 ($257) for West Asia and the Indian Ocean and Dhs2,035 ($554) for the Far East and Australasia.

Business class fares for each region start from Dhs3,155, Dhs9,395, Dhs2,835 and Dhs8,895 respectively.

Flights must be booked before April 30.

The Dubai carrier is cutting the frequency of its flights to destinations in Europe, Asia and the US in the coming months as part of a capacity review.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates to cut flight frequency on US, Europe, Asia routes

President Sir Tim Clark said last week this was due to a shortage of 100-150 pilots but described it as a short-term issue.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates to exercise Airbus A380 options “sooner rather than later”