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Emirates to resume flights to 16 more cities from June 15, including New York, Singapore

Emirates to resume flights to 16 more cities from June 15, including New York, Singapore

From June 8, Emirates will also offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad for travellers who wish to connect onwards to other destinations

Dubai airline Emirates has announced that it will offer passenger services to 16 additional cities from June 15.

From June 8, Emirates will also offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad for travellers from Pakistan who wish to connect onwards to other destinations.

The announcement comes after the UAE federal government lifted restrictions on transit passengers services in all the major airports in the country.

Read: UAE reopens airports in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

Passenger flights to the following cities will be available for booking on emirates.com or via travel agents: Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and Brisbane.

All the destinations will be operated by the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

“With travel restrictions remaining in place in most countries, passengers are reminded to check entry and exit requirements before their journeys,” a statement said.

With this latest announcement, Emirates will be offering flights for passengers from Dubai to 29 cities, including existing flights to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne and Manila (from June 11).

Travellers can book to fly between destinations in the Asia Pacific and Europe or the Americas, with a connection in Dubai, as long as they meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.

“Working closely with the UAE authorities, Emirates continues to take a measured and phased approach to flight resumption and rebuilding connections between Dubai and the world,” the statement added.

Emirates also stressed that it has implemented a measures to ensure safety on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitisers and antibacterial wipes to all passengers.

The airline’s COO had previously told local media that it aims to serve 50 destinations in June.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates to expand its network to 50 destinations in June

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has also confirmed on Thursday that it will resume regular passenger flights to 20 cities across Asia, Europe and Australia from June 10.

Read: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to resume regular flights to 20 cities from June 10

 

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