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Temporary suspension of flights to South Africa until 10 March 2021

Last updated: 14 February 2021, 17:07 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates’ flights to South Africa will remain suspended until 10 March 2021, in line with recent government directives that restrict the entry of travellers originating from South Africa, into the UAE.

Customers holding tickets with final destinations in South Africa will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin. Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused. Affected customers should contact their travel agent or Emirates contact centre for rebooking options. To receive update notifications, customers are requested to ensure their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking.

Emirates remains committed to serving our customers in South Africa, and we look forward to resuming passenger services when conditions allow.

We continue to work closely with all relevant authorities in this regard, and will endeavour to provide our customers with as much support and notice as possible.

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Temporary suspension of flights from Nigeria to Dubai until 10 March

Last updated: 14 February 2021, 15:04 Dubai (GMT+4)

In line with government directives, passenger services from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) to Dubai are temporarily suspended until 10 March 2021.

Customers from both Abuja and Lagos will not be accepted for travel prior to or including this date. Passengers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not allowed entry into the UAE (whether terminating in or connecting through Dubai).

Emirates flights from Dubai to Lagos and Abuja will continue to operate as per the normal schedule.

We regret the inconvenience caused, and affected customers should contact their booking agent or Emirates call centre for rebooking. Emirates remains committed to Nigeria, and we look forward to resuming passenger services to Dubai for our customers when conditions allow.

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Temporary restriction on carriage of non-Kuwaiti nationals on flights from Dubai to Kuwait from 7 to 20 February 2021

Last updated: 4 February 2021, 13:03 Dubai (GMT+4)

As directed by the government of the State of Kuwait, Emirates will not accept non-Kuwaiti national passengers on flights from Dubai to Kuwait, from 7 to 20 February 2021.

Customers holding tickets with Kuwait as a final destination will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin. Exemptions are first-degree relatives of Kuwaitis, domestic workers travelling with Kuwaiti sponsors, and domestic workers registered on Belsalamah platform.

We regret the inconvenience caused, and affected customers should contact their booking agent or Emirates call centre for rebooking options. To receive update notifications, customers are requested to ensure their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking.

 

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Update on Emirates’ flights to UK

Last updated: 1 February 2021, 09:12 Dubai (GMT+4)

As directed by the UK government, Emirates will be suspending passenger services between Dubai and all our UK points –  Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Manchester, effective 1300hrs GMT on 29 January 2021 until further notice.

We regret the inconvenience caused, and affected customers should contact their booking agent or Emirates call centre for rebooking.

Travellers seeking to enter the UK should refer to the UK government website for the latest information on entry requirements and isolation / quarantine arrangements on arrival.

From 2 February 2021, we will operate passenger flights to Dubai from London Heathrow and Manchester. Customers seeking to leave the UK on these services should ensure that they are authorised to travel under the latest UK government rules, and meet the travel requirements of their final destination.

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New requirement for Dubai arrivals from 31 Jan 2021

Last updated: 27 January 2021, 23:30 Dubai (GMT+4)

Effective 31 January 2021, all passengers arriving into Dubai from any point of origin (GCC countries included) must hold a negative PCR test certificate, for which the test must be taken no more than 72 hours prior to time of departure.

UAE nationals are exempt from the above, but will be required to take a PCR test on arrival at Dubai airport. 

Passengers arriving into Dubai from certain countries will be required to take another PCR test on arrival at DXB.

Passengers transiting through Dubai must ensure that they comply with the entry requirements of their respective destination country.

Please visit our COVID19 information hub for details of the latest travel requirements.

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