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Emirates Restores Service Between Dubai and Five African Nations

Emirates will resume service between Dubai and five African countries from January 29, 2022, including Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), Nairobi (Kenya) and Harare (Zimbabwe), as well as Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban (South Africa).

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER - Courtesy Emirates

On Thursday (January 27, 2022), Emirates announced that they will resume service from Dubai to five African countries starting January 29, 2022. The resumed routes include service to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), Nairobi (Kenya) and Harare (Zimbabwe), as well as Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban (South Africa). Guests traveling to and from Emirates’ African gateways can enjoy onward seamless connections via Dubai to destinations in Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, West Asia and Australasia. Flights between Dubai and Johannesburg will operate daily from January 29th, increasing to double daily service from February 1st. Emirates will also offer daily service from Dubai to Cape Town and Durban Starting February 1st, 2022.

Emirates' Flight Schedule Between Dubai and South Africa - Data Courtesy of Emirates

Emirates will also operate 10 weekly flights between Dubai and Nairobi, Kenya from January 29, 2022, daily service to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from January 30th, five weekly flights to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from January 30th and six weekly flights to Harare, Zimbabwe (via Lusaka) starting January 30, 2022.

Emirates' Schedule From Dubai To/From Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Dar Es Salaam and Harare - Data Courtesy of Emirates

All guests traveling from Emirates’ African network with Dubai as their final destination must have a negative PCR test result taken within 48 hours of departure. Travelers must present a valid negative COVID-19 test certificate with a QR code from an approved facility, with validity calculated from the time the sample was collected. Upon arrival in Dubai, passengers will undergo an additional PCR test and remain in quarantine until the test results are received. Additionally, customers traveling from these destinations and transiting in Dubai must follow these rules, as well as final destination requirements.

Source: Emirates

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