As part of efforts to help stranded travelers return home, Dubai-based will restart flights to cities in Africa, Asia, and the the US.

In an announcement from the airline, Emirates will resume flights to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul. The restarted routes will join London and Frankfurt as cities Emirates has already resumed flights to.

All the flights will operate from Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport.

Travelers will see limited services onboard which will include no magazines or print reading material and food/beverages will have modified packaging to reduce the risk of infection. Emirates will also restrict carry-on items to include items such as a laptop, handbag, briefcase or baby items. All other items will have to be checked-in, which Emirates will add the cabin baggage allowance to the check-in allowance.

Emirates is also advising customers traveling on these flights to wear a face-mask, and the airline will permit bookings for travelers who abide by the health and safety regulations by the United Arab Emirates or the destination.

With the new services, Emirates will be conducting on-site rapid COVID-19 testing with results available within 10 minutes.


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