UAE: Emirates flight landed in Bali for the first time since the suspension of flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
Emirates flight EK398 landed at Denpasar International Airport (DPS) at 22:20 hrs on May 1 and was greeted with a stunning water cannon salute to welcome the return of the airline.
The cabin crew that was operating in the flight and the travellers were welcomed at the airport with the traditional dance performance of Bali, ‘joged bumbung’, highlighting Bali’s unique culture and rich heritage, which was followed by a cake-cutting ceremony in the presence of representatives from DPS Airport.
The relaunch of Emirates’ services to Bali, comes under the easing of international travel regulations and ramping up of worldwide operations.
Emirates flight EK398 departed from Dubai at 09:10 hrs and landed in Bali at 21:29 hrs. The return flight EK399 departs from Bali at 00:05 hrs, arriving in Dubai at 05:00 hrs. The airline is presently functioning five-weekly services and will scale up its operations on the island with a routine service starting from July 1 2022.
The booking for the flights can be made through the Emirates App, emirates.com, Emirates sales offices through travel agents, as well as online travel agents.
Emirates further continues to invest in the comfort zone and safety of its clients both on the ground and in the air. The airline has initiated a comprehensive set of standards at every step of its journey.
Passengers travelling from Dubai can also take benefit from the contactless biometric path at Dubai International for a quicker journey at the airport with minimum to no human interaction.
The United Arab Emirates suspended all its flights at the beginning of 2020 when the corona pandemic struck the world, and now it has again resumed its services of flights in Bali after the year 2020.