Emirates celebrates by offering special fares

EmiratesEmirates, has announced a special travel fare for destination, Colombo to Dubai to celebrate the addition of three more weekly services on the route in late October.

The airline said, valid exclusively on flight EK655 and the return flight EK654, the special Economy Class fare of Rs 56,340 is inclusive of the cost of a visa and all taxes and surcharges, making it one of the best value-for-money deals in the market.

Available for purchase now from the Emirates Colombo office or travel agents, the fare will be applicable for outbound travel up to March 31, 2014, encircling the period of the 2014 Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) starting from January 2 till February 2.

Originally the Emirates flight EK655 operated three times a week between Colombo and Dubai and later was increased to six times a week on 27th October, making the total number of Emirates flights between the two destinations to 27 per week.

Chandana de Silva, Area Manager, Emirates, for Sri Lanka and Maldives said this special fare is unique because it includes the visa fee and is offered at a time when travel to Dubai is at a maximum.