Emirates to start flying limited passenger flights from April 6

Emirates will start operating a limited number of passenger flights from 6th April 2020. In a post from His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, he says that Emirates has received approval and will start operating a limited number of flights from April 6.

As per the UAE authorities directives, Emirates temporarily suspended all passenger services from March 25, 2020, but it continued to operate cargo flights.

Also news report this week announced that the Dubai government will inject funding into the airline company.

Below is a the statement from the official Twitter account of Sheikh Ahmed:

“Emirates has received approval from UAE authorities to start flying a limited number of passenger flights. From 06 April, these flights will initially carry travellers outbound from the UAE. Details will be announced soon.

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.”

Below is the post from HH Sheikh Ahmed: