Emirates increasing weekly flights to India

Dubai-based airlines - Emirates will be re-starting the service of pre-pandemic flights to several Indian termini from April 1, 2022, Friday.

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Dubai-based airlines – Emirates will be re-starting the service of pre-pandemic flights to several Indian termini from April 1, 2022, Friday. Besides this, the flexible booking policies of the UAE airlines is open till May 31, 2022. 

With this, now a total of 170 flights to at least nine (9) Indian cities will be operated by Emirates in a week. These nine cities are – Mumbai (35 weekly flights), New Delhi (28 weekly flights), Bengaluru (24 weekly flights), Chennai (21 weekly flights), Hyderabad (21 weekly flights), Kochi (14 weekly flights), Kolkata (11 weekly flights), Ahmedabad (weekly flights), Thiruvananthapuram (weekly flights).  


Additionally, the Dubai-based airline is also ramping its services to Melbourne from May 1, 2022. 

The official Twitter account of the airlines cited, “We’re ramping up services to Melbourne! From May 1, we will add a second daily A380 flight to the Victorian capital, connecting you to Dubai and beyond!”  

The airlines once again remind the passengers to reach 3 hours prior who are taking their flights from the Dubai International Airport.  

The tweet cites, “Flying with us this weekend? With the spring break holidays upon us, we’re expecting a high number of travellers passing through @DXB. We recommend arriving at least three hours before your flight.” 

For any further updates regarding their travel, one individual can visit the official website at – https://www.emirates.com/english/help/covid-19/travel-requirements-by-destination/?utm_medium=social_organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=cta_travelrequirements&utm_content=global.  

This will surely assist both the countries in boosting their tourism sectors. More than 21 million travellers arrived in the Middle East country only to visit the Dubai EXPO 2020. 


To date, more than 889,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus had been recorded in the Middle East nation to date. The COVID-19 situation of the United Arab Emirates is improving as there is a decline in the daily COVID-19 infections as well as in deaths. 


Tariq Saeed

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