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Last updated: 16 October 2017, 02:12 Dubai (GMT+4)

Flights EK161/162 to and from Dublin cancelled

The operation of Emirates flights EK161/162 to and from Dublin on 16th October has been cancelled due to severe weather conditions caused by Hurricane Ophelia, while EK163/164 to and from Dublin will be operated with a 20 hour delay.

All flights to and from Dublin on 17th October will operate as scheduled.

Customers of EK161 will be rebooked on EK161 on the 17th, while customers on EK162 will be rebooked on EK164 on the 16th and EK162 and EK164 on the 17th. 


We are monitoring the situation closely, and aim to give customers as much notice as possible if there are any further changes to our operations.

Passengers are advised to contact their local Emirates office and check the status of their flight below.

Flight suspension

Last updated: 5 June 2017, 11:00 Dubai (GMT+4)

Entry guidelines to the UAE for Qatari Nationals and Foreign Expatriates residing in Qatar

According to updated guidelines issued by the UAE General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, only Qatari nationals travelling with a UAE national who are first degree relatives (father, mother, husband, wife and children) will be granted transit and entry into the UAE. 

In addition, expatriates holding Qatari residency, transiting or requiring entry into the UAE, will be processed in accordance with the normal entry formalities as per their national passport.

Suspension of flights between Dubai and Doha with effect from 6 June 2017

As instructed by the UAE government, Emirates has suspend its flights to and from Doha, with effect from 6 June 2017, until further notice.

All customers booked on Emirates’ flights to and from Doha will be provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and rebooking to alternate Emirates destinations.

Customers who booked through a travel agency should contact their travel agents.

Customers who booked with Emirates can process refunds for their tickets at www.emirates.com/refund or contact their local Emirates office

Frequently asked questions about flight refunds and rebooking can be viewed here.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused to our customers.

Security alert

We don't have any updates at the moment.

Operational changes

Last updated: 27 August 2017, 15:53 Dubai (GMT+4)

New York John F. Kennedy lounge refurbishment

From 1 September 2017, our lounge in New York John F. Kennedy airport will be temporarily closed for refurbishment.

During this time eligible customers will receive a voucher at check-in to use at a restaurant of their choice in Terminal 4.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.