Dubai’s Emirates Airline is resuming scheduled passenger flights from today (Thursday May 21), and now these return flights will continue until June 30.
Currently, Dubai’s flagship carrier will operate flights to nine different destinations, including connections between UK and Australia.
As of today, passenger return flights include the below:
In light of further developments of COVID-19, destinations and regulations may be changed. You can keep updated by visiting Emirates’ essential travel page.
As for re-entry to the UAE, restrictions remain in place upon arrival in Dubai which includes a mandatory DHA test on arrival and a mandatory 14-day quarantine and a follow up test before release.
Emirates has advised travellers to arrive at check-in three hours ahead of departure to avoid any delays, and to bring their own face mask, hand gloves and abide by social distancing rules.
Along with this, passengers will need to bring their approval letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs allowing them to return back to the UAE.
Etihad Airways has also announced increased flights to destinations around the world, including more frequent repatriation flights. Find out more here.
For more on repatriation flights in different airlines across the UAE, check out our repatriation guide right here.
Watch this space for more developments and in the meantime, check out our sites for ideas of things to do while you're indoors. Click here for Abu Dhabi, here for Dubai and here for Sharjah.
For more information visit emirates.com