Following the recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates that it is easing entry norms for 12 countries and the inclusion of the United Arab Emirates in the Amber list, Emirates is actively expanding its operations in response to the growing demand for travel on its route network. It is easy for customers to connect to Dubai and beyond.
As restrictions are relaxed, the airline will be able to recover capacity for more than 270 flights in 29 cities on its route network and adjust its flight schedule to increase frequencies and capacity as demand for international leisure and business travel increases.
Expansion of flights to / from Great Britain
By October, the airline will expand to 73 weekly flights to the UK, including six daily flights to London Heathrow, two A380 flights to Manchester, ten weekly flights to Birmingham and daily flights to Glasgow.
With immediate effect, Emirates will serve London Heathrow with three daily flights, all powered by the primary A380. In mid-October, the airline will again expand its airline operations to six daily flights, four of which will be delivered by A380.
For Emirates customers who want to travel to Great Britain, the airline has upgraded its flight schedule to create better connections within its route network – particularly in major cities in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Lusaka and in West Asia, Karachi, Islamabad and other cities. See current UK travel requirements Here.
Strengthening the opportunity for the United States and resuming operations across Africa
Emirates currently flies to 12 US cities with 70-week flights and will add additional bandwidth to Houston, Boston and San Francisco in August to accommodate seasonal arrivals.
As of August 13, the airline will increase the capacity of four weekly flights to New York JFK with its flagship A380, thereby improving travel options for passengers flying from the airline’s full route network to the U.S. metropolitan area.
Emirates has increased the number of flights to Johannesburg to seven to 11 a week and provides four connections to Durban. The airline travels to Cape Town three times a week. From there, travelers to the three South African Emirates portals can safely fly to Europe, the Middle East, West Asia and the United States.
Flights from and back to South Africa are also planned to provide convenient connectivity to the four Emirates gateways in the UK and to the extensive Emirates network in the United States.
The airline has restored the capacity of flights to Lusaka (connected to Harare) and Entebbe, with five-week flights each.
By opening international borders and easing travel restrictions, Emirates is expanding its route network to be more secure and stable, adapting capabilities as needed. Airlines have resumed passenger traffic to more than 120 destinations, with almost 90% of the pre-epidemic route network restored.
Health and safety
According to Emirates, the health and well-being of its passengers is a priority. So the airline has one Detailed set of security measures Introduced at every step of the customer journey Non-contact technologies For a less complex travel experience with digital verification options.
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