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Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Conakry, Dakar

Dubai’s Emirates to resume passenger services to Conakry, Dakar

Emirates’ network will grow to 77 destinations in September

Dubai-carrier Emirates will resume passenger services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal from September 3, it announced on August 26.

Flights from Dubai to Conakry and Dakar will be linked services, operating twice weekly, utilising an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, subject to government approvals.

With the resumption, Emirates’ network will grow to 77 destinations in September.

Customers can book flights on the carrier’s website or via travel agents.

The airline has been gradually restoring its network connectivity, working closely with international and local authorities to meet travel demand.

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 will 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

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

Emirates has asked its crew members to take voluntary unpaid leave again, as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic weighs heavily on the aviation sector.

Read more: Emirates, Etihad ask crew to take more unpaid leave as virus saps travel demand

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