China News Service, May 14 (Xinhua) According to foreign media reports, Emirates announced on the 13th that it plans to resume scheduled flights to 9 destinations from May 21. At the same time, Emirates Airlines will also provide transfer services for passengers travelling between the United Kingdom and Australia in Dubai.
According to reports, the nine places are London Heathrow Airport, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne. Passengers must meet the entry conditions of the destination country before taking the above flights.
Adel Al Redha, Chief Operating Officer of Emirates, said: "We are very pleased to resume regular passenger services connecting these destinations ... We are working closely with the authorities and plan to resume flights to more destinations. Department coordination, implementing social distance and sanitation measures at the airport, and ensuring the safety and health of employees, customers and the community remains our top priority. "
In preparation for resuming flight services, Emirates has strengthened various preventive measures. At Dubai Airport, passengers and employees will use a thermal scanner to detect body temperature; check-in counters are equipped with protective barriers; at the airport, all passengers and employees must wear gloves and masks. In addition, crew members of Emirates Airlines and ground crews in direct contact with passengers will wear personal protective equipment including disposable protective clothing and goggles.
For health and safety reasons, Emirates will provide improved cabin services to reduce the risk of exposure and infection. Magazines and printed readings will not be provided in the cabin, passengers' boarding baggage shall be checked, and only essential items such as laptops, handbags, or baby supplies must be carried on board.