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Last updated: 27 March 2017, 15:14 Dubai (GMT+4)

Cabin luggage restrictions to the United States

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a directive regarding electronic devices in cabin luggage on US routes from Dubai.

As per the directive, except for medical devices, electronic devices which are larger than a cell phone/smart phone cannot be carried in the cabin of the aircraft. This would be effective on 25 March 2017. This is applicable to all US-bound passengers from Dubai International Airport, whether originating or transiting through. Emirates requests that all passengers travelling to the US pack all electronic devices larger than a smart phone in their checked-in baggage.

You can read our dedicated FAQs for more information.

Operational changes

Last updated: 31 December 2016, 17:45 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates flights will depart from Terminal 2 in Cairo, starting 15 February 2017

Emirates will move its operations to the new International Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport from 15 February 2017.
The first Emirates flight to operate from the new facility will be EK0928 departing Cairo for Dubai at 12:15 hours local time.
Emirates operates 17 weekly flights from Cairo to Dubai.

Last updated: 25 April 2016, 11:06 Dubai (GMT+4)

UAE visa for GCC residence permit holders
As of 29 April 2016, GCC residence permit holders will need to apply for a UAE visa before arriving in Dubai.