Emirates airline will offer flights for passengers to Bahrain, in addition to 15 other cities, on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from June 15, following the UAE Federal Government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passengers services.
With travel restrictions remaining in place in most countries, customers are reminded to check entry and exit requirements before their journeys, the airline said.
Emirates will operate seven weekly flights from Bahrain to Dubai utilising its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Emirates flight EK 840 will depart Manama at 17:50 pm local time and arrive in Dubai at 20:00 pm local time.
The return flight, EK 839 will depart Dubai at 16:10 pm and arrive in Manama at 16:30 pm local time.
Flights to and from Bahrain will be available for booking on emirates.com or via travel agents. Customers can book to fly between destinations in the Asia Pacific and Europe or the Americas, with a convenient connection in Dubai, as long as they meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.
Working closely with the UAE authorities, Emirates continues to take a measured and phased approach to flight resumption and rebuilding connections between Dubai and the world, it said.
In addition to Bahrain, Emirates will also be offering flights for passengers on the back of its scheduled cargo operations from Dubai to the following 15 cities: Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and Brisbane – taking its network to 29 cities, including existing flights to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Manila (from 11 June), Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne.
Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the customer journey to ensure the safety of its customers and employees on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to all customers.
Customers are reminded that travel restrictions remain in place, and travellers will only be accepted on flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries, it said
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