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Emirates commences inaugural Dubai-Miami passenger service

Emirates flight EK213 departed at 3.10am from Dubai on Thursday morning

Qatar Airways ready to buy Boeing, Airbus freighters – CEO

The carrier could place a “large customer order” for an Airbus A350 freighter or a new Boeing 777F before the end of Q3

Etihad begins operating direct flights to Vienna

The new service will be operated on Thursdays and Sundays using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

Emirates issues new travel advisory for flights from India, Pakistan

Flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will remain suspended until July 25, says Dubai airline

UAE remains on UK’s red list in latest update

The UK added the UAE to its red list in January this year

Bahrain adds 16 countries to travel ‘red list’ including the Philippines, Indonesia

Only citizens and residents of Bahrain are permitted to enter from the red list countries

Boeing cuts 787 Dreamliners target, expands search for flaws

The Chicago-based planemaker now expects to hand over fewer than half of the 100 or so Dreamliners

Flydubai to start direct flights to Naples and Salzburg this month

Flights to Naples will be operated within the quarantine-free travel corridor that has recently been established between Italy and the UAE

Emirates says flight ban from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in place until July 21

Passengers who have connected through India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the last 14 days will also not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

Covid-19: UAE suspends entry of travellers from Indonesia, Afghanistan

The move also covers travellers who were in these countries 14 days prior to coming to the UAE

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Emirates to restart flights between Dubai and Mauritius from July 15

The airline will deploy its A380 on the route starting August 1

Covid-19: Oman suspends arrivals from 24 countries

Oman has also announced a complete lockdown in the country across three days of Eid Al Adha

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Emirates re-opens first class lounge at Dubai International Airport

The First Class Lounge is located in Concourse B at DXB

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UAE’s Etihad and Israel’s El Al launch first phase of codeshare agreement

Members of Etihad Guest and Matmid programmes will be able to earn and redeem miles on flights across both carriers’ networks

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Saudi Arabia indefinitely suspends travel to UAE, Vietnam and Ethiopia

All passenger flights between the kingdom and these countries will be suspended starting 11pm on Sunday, July 4

Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights from India, Pakistan, other countries until July 15

Passengers who have transited through these countries in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

Over 450,000 passengers to pass through DXB’s Terminal 3 over next two weekends – Emirates

High passenger traffic is expected to start from June 30 and run through till July 12

Flights from India to Abu Dhabi to remain suspended until July 21 – Etihad

The carrier confirmed the directive in response to a customer query on Twitter

Kuwait to resume direct flights to 12 destinations, opens land and sea borders for vaccinated citizens

Flights to several European destinations as well as the US will resume from July 1

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Dubai’s Emirates offers SMEs bonus points equivalent to return economy ticket

The incentive is available to SME who sign up to Emirates’ Business Rewards corporate loyalty programme from June 27-July 27, 2021

Dubai’s Emirates expands IATA Travel Pass, partners with Alhosn app

The airline plans to roll-out the IATA Travel Pass solution across its global network in the coming weeks

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Dubai’s Emirates expects flights from India to resume by July 7

The carrier confirmed the itinerary in response to customer queries on Twitter

DXB’s Terminal 1 reopens, welcomes first passengers in 15 months

The $1.2bn Concourse D opened in February 2016 as the home terminal for DXB’s 65 plus international carriers

Flights between India and UAE to remain suspended until July 6 – airline

The carrier confirmed the directive as response to a customer query on Twitter

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New Covid-19 lab at Dubai airport can process 100,000 samples daily

Located close to Terminal 2, the 20,000 square-foot lab was built in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority and Pure Health

Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and Nigeria

The carrier also confirmed that flights from South Africa will remain suspended until July 6, 2021

A health worker holds a vial of Covishield, AstraZeneca's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine

Dubai’s DHA clarifies list of approved vaccines for UAE residents travelling from India

Only UAE residents in India who have received two doses of a ‘UAE-approved vaccine’ will be allowed to travel to Dubai from Wednesday, June 23

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Saudi links boarding passes with health app for all domestic passengers

The application will show the passenger’s status as being immune/immune by first dose/immune by recovery/no record of infection

Dubai Airports capacity to hit 90% of pre-virus levels by autumn

The airport plans to reopen a terminal and concourse that were shut in March 2020

UAE entry Liberia, Sierra Leone, Namibia

UAE suspends entry of passengers from three more countries

Entry of travellers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Namibia will be suspended indefinitely from Monday, June 21