Emirates announced on Monday the addition of passenger service to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul. The new routes are in addition to currently operating service to London and Frankfurt.
Today (April 13, 2020), Emirates announced an expansion of their limited flight schedule with service to Tunis, Jakarta, Manila, Algiers, Taipei, Chicago and Kabul. The carrier previously restarted service to London and Frankfurt. The flights will assist in the repatriation of residents and guests wishing to return home and all flights will operate from Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport. Only citizens of the destination countries that meet entry requirements of the specific country will be permitted to board. All guests will be required to adhere to the health and safety measures of both the UAE and destination countries. At this time online check-in, seat selection, chauffeur service and destination lounge service will not be available.
Inflight services have been amended to reduce contact including the elimination of magazines and other printed materials and food and beverage services have been modified. Additionally, carry-on bags will not be permitted, and personal items have been limited to laptops, handbags, briefcases and baby care items. All other items must be checked in and Emirates has added the standard cabin baggage allowance to the guest baggage check-in total. All guests are expected to practice social distancing and will be required to wear their own mask both at the airport and onboard the aircraft. Additionally, guests should arrive three hours prior to departure at Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3 for check-in. As previously announced, all Emirates aircraft will go through enhanced cleaning and disinfection processes after each journey in Dubai.