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Emirates relaunches flights to 5 African countries

Emirates relaunches flights to 5 African countries

Emirates is relaunching passenger services between Dubai and five African countries from January 29, giving its passengers more choice and better connectivity on flights to and from Dubai. A significant number of relaunched flights include: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Dar El Salaam, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Harare, Zimbabwe; In South Africa, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

Passengers traveling to Emirates destinations in Africa can easily connect through Dubai to link flights to Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, West Asia and Australia.

South Africa: Emirates, which since January 29 launched a daily flight between Dubai and South Africa to and from Johannesburg, will operate two daily flights from February 1. Flights from Cape Town and Durban will operate daily from February 1, still on a return basis.

Emirates flight EK 761 will take off from Dubai at 04:40 and land in Johannesburg at 10:55. Flight EK 762 will take off from Johannesburg at 1:25 p.m. and land in Dubai at 11:45 p.m. The second daily flight EK 763 will take off from Dubai at 10:05 a.m. and land in Johannesburg at 4:30 p.m. The return flight EK 764 will depart Johannesburg at 6:50 p.m. and land in Dubai at 5:05 a.m. the following day.

The Dubai-Cape Town flight EK 772 will take off at 03:55 and land in Cape Town at 11:45. Flight EK 771 will take off from Cape Town at 6:25 p.m. and land in Dubai at 5:55 a.m. the following day. Flight EK 775 will take off from Dubai at 10:35 a.m. and land in Durban at 5:05 p.m., and flight EK 776 will take off from Durban at 7:00 p.m. and arrive in Dubai at 05:15 a.m. the following day. you are going down.

Kenya: Emirates began operating 29 weekly flights to Nairobi from January 10. EK 719 and 720 flights will operate on Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, departing Dubai at 09:35 and landing in Nairobi at 13:45. The return flight will depart Nairobi at 3:30 p.m. and land in Dubai at 9:30 p.m. The EK 721 and 722 flights will operate on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and EK 721 will depart Dubai at 02:10 and land in Nairobi at 06:20. Flight EK 722 will take off from Nairobi at 23:55 and land in Dubai at 05:55.

Ethiopia: Emirates flights to Addis Ababa started operating daily from January 30, and flight EK 723 will take off from Dubai at 09:25 and land in Addis Ababa at 12:40. Flight EK 724 will take off from Addis Ababa at 3:05 p.m. and land in Dubai at 8:15 p.m.

Tanzania: Emirates will operate five weekly flights to Dar Es Salaam from January 30. Flight EK 725 will take off from Dubai at 9:30 a.m. and land in Dar Es Salaam at 1:55 p.m. Flight EK 726 will take off from Dar Es Salaam at 3:25 p.m. and land in Dubai at 9:50 p.m.

Zimbabwe: Emirates will operate six weekly flights to Harare as part of its Lusaka service from June 30. EK 713 will depart from Dubai at 09:20 and arrive in Harare at 17:00 after transferring to Lusaka. The EK 714 will take off from Harare at 6:45 p.m. and transfer to Lusaka, landing in Dubai at 6:25 a.m. the following day.

All passengers traveling from Emirates’ African network to Dubai as their final destination must undergo a QR code PCR test carried out at an approved institution and present their negative Covid-48 PCR test documents up to 19 hours before the flight. The period of validity will be calculated from the date of receipt of the sample. Upon arrival in Dubai, passengers will undergo an additional Covid-19 PCR test and self-quarantine until test results are available.

Passengers traveling from these destinations and connecting from Dubai must comply with the rules and requirements of their final destination.

All flights can be booked through, OTAs (online travel agencies) and travel agencies.

Safely restarting tourism operations in July 2020, Dubai remains one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, especially during the winter months. The city is open to international business activities and vacationers. From its sunny beaches and heritage tourism events to world-class accommodation and leisure facilities, Dubai offers exceptional experiences for everyone. Dubai has become one of the first cities in the world to receive Safe Travel approval from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), with its comprehensive and effective measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors.

Dubai is currently welcoming the world to Expo 2022, which will run until March 2020. Expo 2020 Dubai aims to inspire people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and collaboration from around the world, with the theme Bring Ideas, Create the Future. The events calendar has been created to provide experiences suitable for all ages and interests, and offers a rich program of themed weeks, entertaining events and educational activities. Art and culture enthusiasts, as well as food and tech enthusiasts, can explore a variety of exhibits, workshops, performances, live shows and more.

Flexibility and assurance: Continuing to lead the industry with its innovative products and services, Emirates is taking passenger services a step further with its flexible booking policies and Covid-31 medical travel insurance, which it recently started offering and extended to May 19, 2022, while staying ahead of passenger loyalty program members. helping them maintain their miles and status.

Health and Safety: With the health and well-being of its passengers as its top priority, Emirates has taken a comprehensive set of safety measures at every stage of its journey. The airline, which introduced contactless technology some time ago, has increased the capacity of its digital verification service and offers its passengers more possibilities to benefit from the IATA Travel Pass app, now available at 50 airports served by Emirates.