Dubai's Emirates to resume flights to four more cities

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Dubai carrier Emirates will resume flights to four additional cities, scaling its passenger network to 62 destinations in August, it announced on July 16.

The cities include: Tehran (from July 17), Guangzhou (from July 25), Addis Ababa (from August 1), and Oslo (from August 4), expanding connectivity for its customers.

All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER.

Tickets can be booked on the carrier’s website or via travel agents.

The carrier resumed its A380 flights to London and Paris on July 15, and announced A380 services to Amsterdam.

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Tourists can travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for business and leisure visitors from July 7, with new air travel protocols in place for UAE citizens, residents and tourists.

Read: Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7, unveils new travel protocols for all residents and citizens

Emirates has implemented several precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of passengers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes.

Those looking to travel via the airline will have to meet entry requirements of their destination country.

As the borders gradually reopen, Emirates has revised its booking policies to offer customers added flexibility.

In July, the airline said that it had processed nearly 650,000 refund requests in the past two months, returning over Dhs1.9bn to its customers due to several cancellations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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