Dubai's Emirates to resume flights to more cities
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Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to more cities

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to more cities

The carrier’s passenger network will broaden to 70 destinations in August

Gulf Business

Dubai’s Emirates will resume passenger services to Kuwait City (August 5) and Lisbon (August 16), scaling its passenger network to 70 destinations in August.

Flights from Dubai to Kuwait City will operate as a daily service, while flights from Dubai to Lisbon will operate three times a week.

The flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER, and can be booked on the carrier’s website or via travel agents.

As part of the Covid-19 precautionary measures, Covid-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.

Read more: Emirates issues travel advisory for passengers travelling to and from Dubai

Emirates is committed to offer Covid-19 related cover to passengers, allowing customers to claim medical expenses of up to EUR150,000 and quarantine costs of EUR100 per day for 14 days, regardless of the class of travel or destination on flights undertaken until October 31.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates to be first airline to offer free cover for Covid-19 medical costs for passengers

Emirates has also implemented safety and precautionary measures including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitisers and antibacterial wipes to all customers.

In July, the airline said that it had processed nearly 650,000 refund requests in the past two months, returning over Dhs1.9bn to its customers due to several cancellations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more: Dubai’s Emirates processes nearly 650,000 refund requests, returns over Dhs1.9bn to customers

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