The airline has received approval from the UAE authorities.
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has tweeted an announcement to share that Emirates airline has received approval from the UAE authorities to start flying a limited number of passenger flights.
According to the tweet, the flights will initially be outbound flights to transport passengers from the UAE.
Tweeting a second, positive update, he said: “Over time, Emirates looks forward to the gradual resumption of passenger services in line with lifting of travel & operational restrictions, including assurance of health measures to safeguard our people & customers. Their safety & well-being will always be our top priority.”
This follows an earlier update that the Dubai government would fully support the airline as it navigates the complexities of COVID-19, and Emirates Skywards policies would be relaxed to support the 27+ million loyalty members.
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