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Passenger operations to/from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Last updated: 10 May 2021, 13:45 Dubai (GMT+4)

In line with UAE government directives, Emirates will be suspending the carriage of passengers from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to Dubai, effective 2359hrs on 12 May 2021, until further notice.

Furthermore, passengers who have connected through Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE. 

UAE Nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas and members of diplomatic missions who comply with updated COVID‑19 protocols will be exempt for travel.

Your options for cancelled bookings are :

  1. Keep your ticket for future flight
  2. Rebook your flight to another date

You don’t need to call us if you choose the “Keep your ticket for future flights”. You can get all the information on “Keep your ticket” option.

For rebooking please contact your travel agent or booking office.

Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused. 

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 the UK

Last updated: 4 May 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.

1. Keep your ticket for future flight
2. Rebook your flight to another date

You don’t need to call us if you choose the “Keep your ticket for future flights”. You can get all the information on “Keep your ticket” option.

For rebooking please contact your travel agent or booking office.

Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused.

To receive update notifications, customers are requested to ensure their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking.

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.

Check the travel requirements for your destination and Dubai.

 

 

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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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Worldwide travel requirements

Last updated: 9 January 2021, 11:02 Dubai (GMT+4)

The travel regulations in each destination are changing frequently. Please check our Travel requirements by destination page for the most recent information before you travel. Customers are required to come to the airport with the appropriate travel documents for their destination.

Find out everything you need to know about travelling during COVID-19 on our COVID-19 information hub.

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More special COVID-19 PCR test rates for Emirates passengers

Last updated: 19 October 2020, 13:35 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates has expanded its medical partnerships to offer all passengers exclusive home or office COVID-19 PCR testing rates at the following centres:

 

Al Tadawi Medical Centre

Located at Al Masood building, Airport Road, Port Saeed area, Deira.

The test costs AED 130 per person. Home or office testing within Dubai costs AED 240 per person. Test results will be available within 24 hours.

 

Prime Medical Centres

Locations in Dubai:

Al Qusais Branch, Damascus Street

Premier Diagnostic & Medical Center, Salah Al Din Street

Prime Corp Medical Center, Salah Al Din Street, Deira.

Sheikh Zayed  Branch, Sheikh Zayed Street, near Noor Islamic Bank

Prime Specialist Medical Center Sharjah Branch, King Faisal St, Al Majaz  

Ajman Branch, Grand Mall, Sheikh Khalifa St

The test costs AED 150 per person. Home or office testing within Dubai for a minimum of two passengers is also available at AED 240 per person. Test results will be available within 24 hours.

You must take the test within the period required by your destination and Emirates will not be responsible if the test results are not released in time for travel. Check our Travel requirements page for the latest information about the test requirements for your destination. And find out everything you need to know about travelling during COVID‑19 on our COVID-19 information hub.