Dhaka: Dubai-based carrier Emirates has announced that it will increase frequencies to Dhaka taking the total number of flights to six a week from August 3, offering Bangladeshi customers more access to Dubai and beyond across the airline’s global network.
The airline will also resume flights to Nairobi (from August 2), Baghdad and Basra (from August 10), expanding its growing network. This will take the airline’s passenger network to 67 destinations in August, including seven points in Africa and five points in the Middle East.
Flights between Nairobi and Dubai and Basra and Dubai will operate three times a week while flights between Baghdad and Dubai will operate four times a week. The flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and can be booked on emirates.com or via travel agents.
In a recent development to win travellers’ confidence Emirates has committed to cover all COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of cost, should they be diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel. Details are available on www.emirates.com/COVID19assistance.
Besides, Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of its customers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to all customers.
As travel restrictions remain in place, and travellers will only be accepted on flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries. Visit: www.emirates.com/travelrestrictions.
Travellers from Bangladesh, as decided by the government, are required to have a COVID-19 Negative Certificate to fly out of the country. Also, the test must be done from any of the 16 govt nominated hospitals, within 72 hours till flight departure.