You now have a further 12 months to rebook your Emirates flight as the airline extends its policy

Hayley Kadrou
Apr 8, 2021

Emirates airline has extended its initial rebooking policy in light of Covid-19 induced travel bans.

If you’re yet to use your previously booked airline ticket with Emirates, fret not. The UAE-based airline announced this week that it will extend its policy by a further 12 months.

The extension is valid for those who originally bought tickets before September 30, 2020, and had planned to travel before or on December 31, 2021.

As the Covid-19 pandemic began to ground flights around the world, many airlines sought for solutions for travel ticket books weeks, months and even years in advance.

Dubai-based airline Emirates opted to initially offer a 24-month validity date, which will now roll into a 36-month rebooking window.

All tickets issued from 1 April 2021 will also be automatically valid for travel for 24 months.

Travel plans can be more flexible thanks to Emirate’s rebooking policy. Credit | Pixabay

Emirates’ website states: “You have two options if your travel plans have been affected by COVID‑19. You can keep your ticket and fly with us within 36 months from the date of your original booking. You can also request a refund.”

While rebooking is encouraged as the airline strives to be flexible during ongoing travel uncertainly, you can find a refund request form directly on its site, too.

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