Dubai's Emirates to resume passenger operations to two more cities in October
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Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger operations to two more cities in October

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger operations to two more cities in October

The airline’s passenger network will scale to 89 destinations in October

Gulf Business

Dubai carrier Emirates will resume passenger operations to Harare (Zimbabwe) and Mauritius from October 1.

With the resumption of services, Emirates’ passenger network will broaden to 89 cities, as the airline gradually reconstructs its global network.

Emirates will operate two weekly flights to Harare, connecting with the Lusaka (Zambia) service. The flights operate on Sunday and Friday, connecting Zambia and Zimbabwe via Dubai with various Emirates stations in Europe, the Far East, the Americas, Australia and West Asia.

The Mauritius service will initially be resumed with a weekly flight on Saturdays, Dubai Media Office reported.

Flights can be booked on the carrier’s website or mobile app, its sales offices and contact centers.

Emirates allows 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, 2020.

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

Emirates has implemented a set of measures 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 all customers.

The airline has made Covid-19 PCR tests mandatory upon 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.

Emirates’ customers can take a Covid-19 PCR test at a reduced rate of Dhs150 at American Hospital in Dubai, American Hospital Dubai Media City Clinic, American Hospital Al Barsha Clinic and American Hospital Al Khawanij Clinic (opening end September).

Read: Dubai’s Emirates offers Dhs150 Covid tests at American Hospital branches

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