Yesterday, Dubai airports welcomed the resumption of the scheduled operations of foreign airlines at Dubai International Airport, with 13 international airlines resuming their scheduled flights this week, following the recent decisions and facilities adopted by the Dubai government, which included allowing travel starting from June 23, and starting receiving tourists As of the 7th of this month, in addition to allowing the return of residents who hold residency issued from Dubai.
The list of tankers included: "Blue Air", "Air France", "Cebu Pacific", "Egypt Air", Ethiopian Airlines, "Gulf Air", "KLM", "Lufthansa", "Mahan Air" Middle East Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Philippine Airlines, "Royal Jordanian".
And Dubai Airports, in a statement yesterday, expected more tankers to join later, in a move that will boost air transport locally and globally. In addition to foreign airlines, Emirates Airlines and flydubai have enhanced their schedules and flights to serve dozens of international destinations.
"We have made sure that everything is in place to welcome international airlines and return flights to Dubai, with the conclusion of an increasing number of bilateral agreements between countries, to facilitate the opening of borders and the gradual return of transit and travel," said Dubai Airport CEO Paul Griffiths. Griffiths added, “Our ability to resume passenger operations has been strengthened, thanks to the important and early steps taken by the UAE government to deal with the threat of the spread of the virus, along with the strong health and safety measures in place at Dubai International Airport, and the advanced and excellent healthcare services available in Dubai. We are still in close discussions with government officials and airlines to support the resumption of additional services, and we expect more approvals in the coming weeks and months. ” He continued: "Our message is that we are ready to welcome visitors again to Dubai, and we will do our best to take care of them while they are here."
Tips for travelers
Dubai Airports indicated that with the gradual growth in the number of passengers and flights through Dubai International Airport, Dubai airports advise passengers to continuously communicate with the airlines traveling on their flights, to make sure of their terminal in the cases of departure or arrival, as some airlines may change the arrival stations in some Sometimes.
She called on travelers to use appropriate personal protective devices (masks and gloves), and to arrive at the airport at least two hours, but not more than four hours before their flight to allow time for any additional examination procedures. In order to maintain public safety requirements and physical distance, travelers who do not have confirmed travel tickets, passengers who do not have the appropriate means of protection, and passengers who arrive at the airport more than four hours before their flight will not be allowed to enter the airport terminals.
Precautions continue throughout the airport, to maintain the health and safety of dealers and employees. These measures include protective screened glass at check-in and passport ports, remote heat checks, manual temperature checks, physical spacing marks, and increased sterilization levels in accordance with international standards established by the competent authorities.
- «Dubai Airports» advised travelers to communicate with the airlines to make sure their station.