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Emirates expanding its network to 70 destinations

| Updated: August 10, 2020 18:32:38


Emirates expanding its network to 70 destinations

Emirates has resumed passenger services to Kuwait City  on 5 August and to resume to Lisbon on 16 taking airline’s  passenger network to 70 destinations in August, over 50 per cent of its pre-pandemic destination network.

Flights from Dubai to Kuwait City are being operated as a daily service and flights from Dubai to Lisbon will operate three times a week.

The flights operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and can be booked on emirates.com or via travel agents, according to a media release.

Emirates presently operates 60 weekly flights to Dhaka.

Customers from Emirates’ network can stop over or travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for international business and leisure visitors.

For more information on entry requirements for international visitors to Dubai, one can visit: www.emirates.com/flytoDubai . Travellers from Bangladesh can obtain their Dubai visa at Emirates office counter in Dhaka.

Since Dubai re-opened to tourists on 7th July, so far the number of new Covid-19 cases across the UAE has remained steady and is on a downward trend. Dubai was one of the world’s first cities to obtain Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

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, the release added.

To bring back customers’ confidence Emirates has committed to cover their Covid-19 related medical expenses, free of cost, should they be diagnosed with Covid-19 during their travel .For more details, one can visit: www.emirates.com/COVID19assistance .

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