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Suspension of flights to and from Nigeria until 30 September 2021

Last updated: 15 September 2021, 07:51 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates’ flights to and from Nigeria will remain suspended until 30 September 2021.

Customers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days will not be permitted on any Emirates flights bound for Dubai. 

Affected flight bookings have been cancelled. 

If your flight has been cancelled or impacted by route suspensions due to COVID‑19 restrictions, you don’t need to call us immediately for rebooking. You can simply hold on to your Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with your booking office or us to make new travel plans.

Get all the information on the “Keep your ticket” option here.

Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused.

Customers are requested to ensure their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking to receive updates.

If you are calling to find out about travel requirements for your travel, please check the details on the travel requirements page.


Update on stopovers in Dubai

Last updated: 13 September 2021, 07:43 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates customers travelling through Dubai with a flight connection time of 10 hours or more, can now avail different stopover options.

Requirements for entry into Dubai including visas and COVID-19 travel documents apply.

Find out more



Suspension of flights to and from Kabul

Last updated: 28 August 2021, 21:58 Dubai (GMT+4)

Customers are advised that  due to the developing situation in Afghanistan, all Emirates flights to/from Kabul have been suspended until further notice. 

Customers holding tickets with final destination to Kabul will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin.

Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused. Affected customers should contact their booking agents or the local Emirates office for rebooking options.

Customers can check the latest information on their flights by visiting the flight status page.

In order to receive the latest updates on their flights, customers are also advised to ensure that their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking


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.


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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