Dubai's Emirates airline now taking bookings for flights to 12 Arab countries

Destinations for flights from Dubai include Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman and Saudi Arabia

Dubai’s Emirates airline now taking bookings for flights to 12 Arab countries

From Monday July 1 Dubai’s Emirates airline will be taking bookings for flights from Dubai to 12 Arab countries.

As of now, destinations include Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.

Speaking to Arabian Business, a spokesperson for Emirates said: “Currently some of our flights are available for booking starting July 1; however, the situation still remains dynamic and these flight services could be subject to change, We aim to provide our customers with as much notice as possible should there be any changes.

"We hope to resume services as soon as conditions allow. This includes receiving government approvals, the easing of travel restrictions and commercial demand.”

On Thursday May 21, Dubai’s flagship carrier began operating flights to nine different destinations: Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Paris, Sydney and Toronto.

Emirates also began operating connections in Dubai for customers travelling between the UK and Australia. Head here for more information.

The Dubai-based airline has introduced a number of new safety measures for both passengers and staff and will also be distributing free hygiene kits to passengers which include face masks, gloves, antibacterial wipes and hand sanitiser.

UAE-based airlines Emirates, Etihad Airways, flydubai and Air Arabia have been operating limited outbound repatriation flights abroad to countries in Europe, Asia and more. For everything you need to know about repatriation flights in the UAE, click here

In light of further developments of COVID-19, destinations and regulations are subject to change and you can keep updated by visiting Emirates’ essential travel page, here.

For your up-to-the-minute guide to what’s happening in Dubai, head here. For Abu Dhabi click here, for Sharjah click here.

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