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Dubai is open & Emirates resumes more flights

Emirates has announced that by mid-August the airline’s resumption of services will cover 58 cities. This includes 20 points in Europe and 24 airports in the Asia Pacific region.

The latest destinations scheduled to recommence flights include Geneva (from 15 July), Los Angeles (from 22 July), Dar es Salaam (from 1 August), Prague and Sao Paulo (from 2 August), and Boston (from 15 August).

Emirates customers travelling between the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific can enjoy safe and convenient connections via Emirates’ hub in Dubai. Passengers can also stopover or travel to Dubai, as the city has re-opened for international business and leisure visitors.

Dubai welcomed the return of tourist and visitors on 07 July, but there are processes in place for anyone wishing to transit or stop in Dubai.

Dubai travel checklist

Please see the below outline of what’s required prior to travel and on arrival in UAE:

  • – Australian passport holders may be eligible for a visa on arrival. Please check here to see if you need a visa and what’s required in advance.
  • – Ensure you have purchased travel insurance covering COVID-19, or complete the declaration form covering that you will bear the costs for treatment and isolation.
  • – Passengers must have a PCR test 96 hours before their flight and bring the negative COVID-19 test certificate with them when travelling.
  • – Passengers will also need to complete the quarantine form provided on board, or at check-in, if Dubai is the final destination. This form needs to be handed to the Dubai Health Authority staff on arrival.

If you are flying to UAE from countries other than Australia, please see the Emirates website for additional information.

Travel restrictions remain in place in most countries and conditions are changing frequently. We recommending contacting CBT to check entry and exit requirements before all journeys and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any queries.

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