Emirates airline is set to expand its network to 50 destinations in June as more and more countries have eased travel restrictions, its senior official said.
Adel Al Redha, chief operating officer at Emirates, said the airline is confident to stage a strong comeback in coming weeks by opening more destinations and facilitating transist passengers.
“June is a very important month for aviation in general and Emirates in particular as the airline is going to reopen more routes in the coming days. We are in close touch with relevant authorities and the governments and will share the details once conclude a deal,” according to Khaleej Times.
Today, Emirates, Etihad Airways and flydubai have commenced scheduled and special repatriation flights to around 30 destinations across Asia, Europe, Africa and the US.
“Covid-19 flight and travel restrictions remain in place across many countries around the world. But the situation is changing fast and more countries are going to ease travel restrictions this month and it will help revive trade, tourism, aviation and economy,” Al Redha said.
Emirates has recently added 12 Arab countries to its schedule of passenger flights. Bookings can now be made for flights departing Dubai from July 1 to destinations including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Jordan and Sudan.
However, the airline has made it clear that this is subject to change, based on the dynamic travel situation.