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After the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates announced the lifting of restrictions on transit passenger services, Emirates will offer passenger services to 16 more cities on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from 15th June. With travel restrictions remaining in place in most countries, passengers are still required to follow entry and exit requirements.

Following the UAE Federal Government’s announcement on lifting restrictions on transit passengers services, from 15th June, UAE’s national carrier – Emirates will offer passenger services to 16 more cities operated by its Boeing 777-300ER fleet. Although customers can book to fly between destinations in the Asia Pacific and Europe or the Americas, with a convenient connection in Dubai, with most travel restrictions remaining in place in many countries, customers are responsible themselves to meet the travel and immigration entry requirements of their destinations.

Flights will be resumed on the following destinations:

  1. Bahrain,
  2. Manchester,
  3. Zurich,
  4. Vienna,
  5. Amsterdam,
  6. Copenhagen,
  7. Dublin,
  8. New York JFK,
  9. Seoul,
  10. Kuala Lumpur,
  11. Singapore,
  12. Jakarta,
  13. Taipei,
  14. Hong Kong,
  15. Perth,
  16. Brisbane.

In addition, from 8th June, Emirates will offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad from Pakistan who wish to connect onwards on another Emirates flight.

Emirates will be operating these flights on its current scheduled cargo routes from Dubai to 29 cities, including existing flights to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne and Manila (from 11th June).

Emirates has also been working closely with the UAE authorities to take a measured and phased approach to flight resumption and rebuilding connections between Dubai and the world.

Health and safety first: 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.

Travel restrictions: 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. Residents returning to the UAE can check the latest requirements at:

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Japan Airlines Reinstates Service To Guangzhou, China From October 2, 2020



Japan Airlines First Airbus 350 Delivery

Japan Airlines (JAL) yesterday revised its flight frequency plans for the month of October 2020. Starting October 2, JAL will reinstate service between Tokyo Narita and Guangzhou with a weekly frequency. 

According to Kyodo News, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines announced on the 24th that they will resume some Chinese routes in the near future.

Currently, the two companies each have only one route to mainland China. Due to the adjustment of flight restrictions by the Chinese authorities, other routes will also be partially restored. This will be the first time scheduled flights to China have been resumed among the routes grounded after the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition to the current “Narita-Shanghai” route, ANA will resume the “Narita-Qingdao” and “Narita-Guangzhou” routes from September 30.

Flights to Shanghai are round-trip once a week, and ANA is discussing increasing the number of flights in the future.

JAL currently flying the “Narita-Dalian” route will also add the “Narita-Guangzhou” route from October 2.

Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200
Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200

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Note – The schedule is valid for the month of September 2020 only.
Flight schedules for October will be announced at a later date.

Reservations and sales for flights to Guangzhou will be available from September 24. (12:00 Japan Time) In addition, the carrier announced the decision to offer three flights per week between Tokyo Narita=Dalian throughout the month of October.

The JAL Group has continued to implement key measures against COVID-19 to provide our customers with a safe and secure travel experience and look forward to welcoming back customers as international flights gradually return to service.

Note – The schedule is valid through October 23 only.
Future schedules will be announced at a later date.

Flights are subject to government approvals.

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