• Joe Breitfeller

Emirates Returns Flagship Airbus A380 to the Skies, Will add Daily Amsterdam Service From August 1st

Emirates announced on Wednesday that their flagship Airbus A380s have returned to the skies with daily service to London-Heathrow and Paris-CDG. In August, the carrier will add daily Amsterdam flights and deploy a second A380 on its London-Heathrow route.


Emirates Airbus A380 - Courtesy Emirates

Fans of the world’s largest passenger aircraft can rejoice today as Emirates announced the return of their flagship Airbus A380 aircraft to the skies with daily service to London-Heathrow. From August 1st, 2020, the carrier will also resume daily A380 service to Amsterdam and will add a second daily A380 service to London-Heathrow. Today (July 15, 2020), Emirates flight EK001 departed Dubai International Airport at 7:45 AM for London-Heathrow and Emirates flight EK073 departed for Paris-CDG at 8:20 AM, marking the return of the flagship aircraft for the first time since last March.


On Wednesday, Emirates also celebrated the resumption of service to seven additional cities including Athens, Barcelona, Geneva, Glasgow, Larnaca, Munich and Rome. Additionally, the carrier will resume service to Malé and Washington D.C. on Thursday, July 16th and to Brussels on Friday, July 17th. Currently, Emirates offers 50 destinations, facilitating travel between the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific with convenient Dubai connections to the carrier’s global network.


Guests can now also enjoy the many splendors of Dubai, as the city has re-opened to international business and leisure travelers. When visiting Dubai, all travelers should hold an international travel insurance policy which covers COVID-19 for the duration of their stay. Emirates reminds their valued guests that as travel restrictions remain in place in many areas, only travelers in compliance with destination eligibility and entry requirements will be accepted on flights.


Customers can travel on Emirates with confidence as the carrier offers flexible booking policies and industry-leading health and safety protocols. Emirates’ guests who book tickets by July 31, 2020 for travel by November 30, 2020 will enjoy generous rebooking terms and options if their plans change due to unexpected flight or travel restrictions. Premium guests can enjoy Emirates’ Chauffeur Drive service and relax in the airline’s signature lounge facility at Dubai International Airport. The airline has also reopened their dedicated frequent-flyer Emirates Skywards counters at Dubai International Airport. Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the guest journey to ensure the health and wellbeing of their guests and team members. The airline also distributes complimentary hygiene kits to all customers, which includes hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes.


Source: Emirates

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