Emirates expects to restore its full network connecting 143 cities by the summer of 2021, the airline’s top official has said. Speaking exclusively to the Gulf Daily News, Emirates Airline and Group chairman and chief executive Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum said the carrier was aiming to serve 100 per cent of its network destinations by mid-2021, as travel demand returns and economies begin recovering. “Of course, the number of frequencies to each destination will not be fully restored, and it will all depend on passenger demand as well as the lifting of border entry restrictions in different airports and countries,” he added. The airline announced yesterday that by next Friday, it will boost its global passenger destination network to 86 cities. Talking about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the aviation ...read more...