Rules & Notices

Conditions of Carriage

Your ticket for air travel on Emirates constitutes a contract of carriage, allowing you to be carried on a flight or series of flights, and its terms are governed by a) the Terms & Conditions of the ticket, b) the Conditions of Carriage below, c) applicable Tariffs, and d) our Regulations.

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European Union notices

Effective 17 February 2005, EC Regulation 261/2004 gives passengers boarding a flight in an EU country certain rights in the event of denied boarding, cancellation, or long delay of flights.

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Download the Delay Notice (PDF)(Opens in a new tab)

Download the Cancellation Notice (PDF)(Opens in a new tab)

If you feel you are entitled to compensation according to these notices, please contact your nearest Emirates office.

Download the National Enforcement Bodies (PDF)(Opens in a new tab)

Note that not all EC countries have appointed national enforcement bodies.

Effective 1st May 2009, the EU imposed new restrictions on the personal import of products of animal origin into the EU. More information can be found on the European Commission’s website.(Opens an external website in a new tab)

EU Summary of Liability

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List of airlines banned within the EU

Check the list of Airlines Banned Within The EU (Opens an external website in a new tab)

If we have made a reservation for you on a flight which is due to be operated by an airline whose name is entered on the list, you will be entitled to reimbursement or re-routing in respect of such flightIn accordance with Article 8 of EC Regulation 261/04. This applies only where the first point of origin in your contract of carriage is located in the EU, and where the flight is not subject to cancellation because it does to not touch a point in the EU, you have chosen not to take the flight.

United States of America notices

Advanced Passenger Information – privacy notice

The following notice from the US Transportation Security Administration applies to all passengers travelling to or from the United States of America:

“The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires you to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender for the purpose of watch list screening, under the authority of 49 U.S.C. section 114, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 and 49 C.F.R parts 1540 and 1560. You may also provide your Redress Number, if available. Failure to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender may result in denial of transport or denial of authority to enter the boarding area. TSA may share information you provide with law enforcement or intelligence agencies or others under its published system of records notice. For more on TSA privacy policies, or to review the system of records notice and the privacy impact assessment, please see the TSA Web site at an external website in a new tab)

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