UAE flag carrier Emirates to resume Dubai-India flights from July 7text_fields
Dubai: Aviation giant Emirates has announced that it will resume its Dubai-India flights from July 7, after Dubai lifted a ban imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the South Asian country.
In response to a query from a passenger on its Twitter account on Sunday, Emirates tweeted that the airlines are expecting to resume the flights from July 7 and said that it was waiting for the exact travel protocols and relevant permits from the government authorities regarding the resumption of the flight operation.
The airline's website shows seats are available for booking from July 7, the report said.
The airline's social media handles have been buzzing ever since authorities announced a few days ago that flights from India to Dubai would resume starting June 23, the Khaleej Times reported.
Later that day, however, Emirates informed passengers that flights from India to Dubai remained suspended. On April 24, the UAE's General Authority of Civil Aviation and the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced that entry from India will be suspended for all incoming flights on national and foreign carriers due to the surge in the cases of coronavirus.
In May, it had extended the suspension till at least June 14.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, meanwhile, has clarified that passengers from India to the Gulf nation may have to wait longer as inbound travel has been suspended until further notice.