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Operational Update

Flights to Sana'a suspended

Emirates' flight EK 961/ 962 Dubai/Sana'a/Dubai, Saturday September 20th, has been cancelled due to reported deterioration of the civil unrest situation. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers. 

Customers are advised to contact their travel agent or Emirates Call Centres for rebooking options, and visit the website for further updates.

Flights to Erbil suspended

Emirates flights to Erbil in Iraq have been suspended, due to increased security concerns. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers.

Emirates will continue to operate its daily, non-stop flights between Dubai and Basra and four times weekly service to Baghdad.

Customers are advised to contact their travel agent or Emirates Call Centres for rebooking options.

Emirates suspended flights to Conakry, Guinea

Emirates has suspended its services to Conakry until further notice, due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our customers, however the safety of our passengers and crew is of the highest priority and will not be compromised. 

We are continuing our operations to Dakar, Senegal, and will be guided by the advice and updates from the government and international health authorities. 

Customers are advised to contact their travel agent or Emirates Call Centres for rebooking options, and visit the website for further updates.

Flights to Kiev suspended

Emirates flights to Kiev are suspended with immediate effect, till further notice due to the safety concerns raised with the latest reports on Malaysian flight MH17 . We apologize for any inconvenience caused. The safety of our customers and crew is paramount, and we will continue to monitor the situation carefully.

In response to queries, all Emirates inbound and outbound flights do not operate over the Ukraine airspace.

Enhanced security measures for flights to USA, Canada and UK

All those travelling to USA, Canada and the UK are required to switch on their electronic devices at the Dubai International airport or risk being denied access to fly. Please ensure that your electronic devices have sufficient power before reaching the airport. This is part of enhanced security measures required by the authorities of these countries.

What kind of baggage is subject to screening?
All hand baggage is subject to screening.

Where will the screening be done?
Screening will be done at relevant boarding gates, for flights departing to destinations in the US, UK and Canada.

What happens if I cannot power up my device?
Passengers who are unable to switch on their electronic devices risk being offloaded or being asked to leave behind such devices. There is no secure location to store these devices, and Emirates will be unable to bear responsibility for these items.

Emirates Flights to Damascus, Syria

Emirates has, with immediate effect, suspended its daily EK913 and EK914 services to/from Damascus until further notice. Emirates apologises for any inconvenience caused to its customers, however the safety of our passengers and crew is of the highest priority and will not be compromised.

Passengers holding tickets to/from Damascus are advised to contact their local Emirates office and check the status of their flight below, where information is updated every five minutes.

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