DUBAI 17 July 2020: Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Tehran (from 17 July), Guangzhou (from 25 July), Addis Ababa (from 1 August), and Oslo (from 4 August), expanding connectivity for customers with these latest cities rejoining its network across the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Europe.
This will take the airline’s passenger network to 62 destinations in August, offering customers around the world more convenient connections to Dubai, and via Dubai.
All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and can be booked on emirates.com or via travel agents.
A380 returns to skies
Emirates will deploy its iconic A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1 August.
This announcement follows the Emirates A380’s return to the skies with EK001 to London Heathrow taking off from Dubai International airport on July 15, and EK073 at 0820hrs, carrying commercial passengers onboard this flagship aircraft for the first time since March.
Emirates flight EK073 will receive a special welcome on arrival at Paris Charles De Gaulle, as it becomes the first and only scheduled A380 flight to operate at this major European airport since the pandemic began.
Throughout the day, Emirates also marked the restart of scheduled passenger services to seven more cities – Athens, Barcelona, Geneva, Glasgow, Larnaca, Munich, and Rome.
The airline resumed flights to Malé (16 July), Washington DC (16 July), and Brussels (17 July).