Dubai's Emirates’ A380s take to the skies
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Dubai’s Emirates’ A380s take to the skies

Dubai’s Emirates’ A380s take to the skies

The carrier resumes A380 flights to London and Paris, and announces A380 services to Amsterdam

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Dubai carrier Emirates’s A380 aircraft has taken to the skies today with its flight to London Heathrow taking off from Dubai International airport.

Emirates will use the A380 on its daily Amsterdam leg, as well as add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from August 1, it announced on July 15.

Meanwhile, Emirates flight EK073 will receive a special welcome on arrival at Paris Charles De Gaulle, being the first and only scheduled A380 flight to operate at the airport since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Emirates will also restart scheduled passenger services to seven more cities – Athens, Barcelona, Geneva, Glasgow, Larnaca, Munich, and Rome.

Read more: Emirates announces flights to more cities in July; network grows to 52 cities

Additionally, the airline will resume flights to Malé and Washington DC from July 16, and to Brussels from July 17.

Emirates currently serves over 50 destinations, and plans to grow the network to 58 cities by mid-August.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates resumes flights to 6 more cities; network to grow to 58 destinations

Tourists can travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for business and leisure visitors from July 7, with new air travel protocols for UAE citizens, residents and tourists.

Read: Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7, unveils new travel protocols for all residents and citizens

Emirates has implemented several precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of passengers and employees on the ground and in the air.

Those looking to travel via the airline will have to meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.

Read more: Next few weeks to be a ‘big test’ for aviation industry – Emirates’ Sheikh Ahmed

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