Emirates announces flights to 29 cities; resumes Dubai transit

Emirates announces flights to 29 cities; resumes Dubai transit

Emirates Airlines has announced its flight plans for 29 cities with majority of flights for destinations in Europe and Asia. The airline will also operate many flights thought its Dubai hub as a transit while operating to 16 additional destinations from Dubai. The majority of flights will resume on June 15, when many countries across Europe will be open for passengers outside European Union.

European countries have announced easing of lockdown measures and from 15 June, the situation should start returning to normal for many aviation sectors. Emirates has suggested travelers to check conditions and entry requirements for their destination before booking flights.

In the latest release, Emirates announced that it will have connections to Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and Brisbane.

In addition to new destinations from June 15, starting June 8, Emirates will offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad for travelers from Pakistan.

In another development for aviation sector, US President Donald Trump announced ban on Chinese airlines to destinations across United States. Trump has announced this ban as China hasn’t allowed US airlines to fly to destinations in China. Chinese government has not yet responded to airline ban announced by United States.