Emirates reveals flight path to Dubai travel recovery amid COVID-19

SourceGulf News
SectorTourism
CountryUAE

En route Miami from Dubai: The vital role played by Dubai in opening up to tourists and business travellers with stringent safety protocols in place has enabled Emirates to launch new flights and recover much of its pre-pandemic network, even as it has refunded tickets worth Dh8.5 billion to passengers impacted by flight disruptions amid COVID-19, a top official has revealed. Addressing a media roundtable ahead of the airline’s inaugural flight to Miami (EK 213), which took off in the wee hours today (July 22), Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates, said today’s flight to Miami, the airline’s 12th destination in the US, signals a strong confidence in travel resurgence for Emirates, which has resumed passenger services to 124 destinations globally and will have recovered close to 90% of its pre-pandemic network by the end of the month. He said the confidence-building measures taken by Dubai have resulted in an increase in monthly arrivals to the emirate over the past...read more...