Published on : Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Dubai’s flag carrier Emirates welcomed the decision by authorities in the United Arab Emirates to reopen the country for international tourism starting July 7. In light of the reopening, the airline is preparing to welcome back passengers once again while putting careful measures to ensure the health and safety of travellers and communities in place.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chief Executive, Emirates said in a recent press statement that authorities are that the multi-layered measures that have been put in place in the air, on the ground, and throughout the city would enable officials to alleviate the risks associated with coronavirus spread and would also allow to manage any required response effectively. He mentioned that the team at Emirates believe that cities around the world are conducting ongoing reviews and will soon follow suit to update their border entry requirements for international travellers.
He further added that Emirates has gradually expanded its network by offering services to a number of destinations. He said the carrier has provided the means for customers to travel through Dubai while serving the global demand for air freight movement. He also said that the airline will continue to work closely with all stakeholders and international organisations to ensure the highest levels of health and safety for its crew, customers and communities.
He informed that at present the carrier connects Dubai to 40 cities and mentioned that it has the opportunity to expand its network and offer additional destinations with the latest directives, all of which will be communicated in forthcoming days. He shared that the company looks forward to serving and welcoming customers, and to connect many cities once again through the hub in Dubai.