Emirates continues its operations gradually, prioritizing the safety of its passengers, crew and the communities it serves worldwide, with five newly added destinations expanding its global network to 92 destinations.
Emirates, South Africa to Johannesburg (October 1), Cape Town (October 1), Durban (October 4); He announced that flights to Harare (October 1) and Mauritius (October 3) will continue in Zimbabwe. With these five added points, Emirates' global network reaches 92 destinations, while the company continues its operations gradually, prioritizing the safety of its passengers, crew and communities it serves around the world. Emirates' African network will now reach 19 cities.
Passengers traveling through Emirates' three destinations in South Africa can safely connect from Dubai to connecting flights to Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, Western Asia and Australia & New Zealand.
Emirates will operate twice weekly flights to Harare in connection with the Lusaka flight. Connecting flights will connect Zambia and Zimbabwe with easy connecting flights from Dubai to major cities across Europe, the Far East, the Americas, Australia & New Zealand and Western Asia.
Flights from Dubai to Mauritius will initially be scheduled once a week on a Saturday, to support the government of Mauritius in their efforts to bring their citizens back to the country, and a safe connecting flight to this popular Indian Ocean island for leisure travelers from Europe, the Far East and the Middle East. with the realization, it is aimed to ensure the recovery of the country's tourism sector.
As Dubai reopens its doors to international business and leisure visitors, passengers can travel to the city or take a break in the city during their trip. COVID-19 PCR testing is mandatory for UAE residents, tourists and all passengers transferring from the UAE.
Destination Dubai: With its sunny beaches, cultural heritage attractions, and world-class accommodation and leisure facilities, Dubai is one of the most popular global cities. In 2019, the city welcomed 16,7 million visitors and hosted hundreds of global meetings and fairs, as well as sports and entertainment events. Dubai has become one of the first cities in the world to receive a Safe Travel stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) with its comprehensive and effective measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors.
Flexibility and security: Emirates' booking policies offer passengers flexibility and confidence in their travel plans. Passengers who have purchased an Emirates ticket to travel on or before 30 November 2020 by 30 September 2020, have to change their travel plans due to unexpected COVID-19 flight or travel restrictions, or if they have booked on the Flex and Flex plus tariff. They can take advantage of the booking conditions and options that offer flexibility.
Free, global coverage for COVID-19-related costs: If they are diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel, passengers can now travel safely, thanks to the airline's commitment to cover medical costs related to COVID-19 for free. This coverage is valid for passengers flying with Emirates until 31 October 2020 (first flight must be completed on or before 31 October 2020). Passengers benefit from this application for 31 days from the moment they take their first flight. With this application, Emirates passengers continue to benefit from the assurance of this coverage even if they travel to another city after arriving with Emirates in the city they are flying to.
Health and safety: Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures, including the distribution of free hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes to all passengers to ensure the safety of passengers and employees, both on the ground and in the air, at every step of their journey.