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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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Suspension of flights to and from Nigeria from 18 March 2021

Last updated: 24 March 2021, 16:24 Dubai (GMT+4)

 In line with government directives, passenger flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) are suspended with effect from 18 March 2021 until further notice.

Customers travelling to and from Lagos and Abuja will not be accepted for travel. Customers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not permitted to board from any other point to the UAE 

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 when conditions allow.

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Temporary restriction on carriage of non-nationals on flights to Saudi Arabia

Last updated: 4 February 2021, 13:20 Dubai (GMT+4)

Emirates will not accept non-Saudi national passengers on flights from Dubai to Saudi Arabia, until further notice.

Customers holding tickets with final destinations in Saudi Arabia will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin. Exemptions are Diplomatic passport holders and Health Practitioners and their families.

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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Temporary restriction on carriage of non-Saudi nationals on flights from Dubai to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia effective immediately

Last updated: 3 February 2021, 09:59 Dubai (GMT+4)

As directed by the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Emirates will not accept non-Saudi national passengers on flights from Dubai to Saudi Arabia, with immediate effect and until further notice.

Customers holding tickets with final destinations in Saudi Arabia will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin. Exemptions are Diplomatic passport holders and Health Practitioners and their families.

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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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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