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Emirates and Etihad to resume flights from UAE to Casablanca

Emirates and Etihad to resume flights from UAE to Casablanca

In addition to Casablanca, Etihad will also operate a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Morocco’s capital, Rabat, from October 28

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UAE airlines including Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways have announced plans to resume flights from the UAE to Casablanca in Morocco.

Emirates will restart passenger services from Dubai to Casablanca from September 18. Emirates’ African network will therefore have expanded to 14 destinations.

Emirates flights to Casablanca will operate thrice a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

EK751 will depart Dubai at 7.25am, arriving in Casablanca at 12.45pm.

EK752 meanwhile will depart Casablanca at 2.45pm and arrive in Dubai at 1.15am the next day.

The airline added that 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.

It also said that passengers must ensure that they meet all the entry requirements to Morocco to be allowed to travel to that country.

Meanwhile, Etihad will, effective September 19, operate returning flights thrice a week from Abu Dhabi to Casablanca.

Also, Etihad will begin direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Morocco’s capital, Rabat, from October 28.

With the addition of Casablanca and Rabat, Etihad will have resumed flights to 58 destinations worldwide.

Tickets for both the airlines can be booked via travel agents or through the respective airline’s websites.
Etihad and Emirates have also introduced special Covid-19 insurance cover for passengers.

All Etihad tickets, regardless of the date on which they have been booked, will include the Covid-19 insurance for those traveling until December 31, 2020.

Read: Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways offers global Covid-19 insurance cover to passengers

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

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