- The airline has announced it will offer four weekly flights to/from Beirut starting July
- Lebanese customers can also conveniently connect through Dubai to select destinations in Asia Pacific, Europe, or the Americas
- Travel restrictions remain in place at most destinations
Beirut, Lebanon: 18 June 2020 – Emirates has announced it will offer flights for passengers to/from Beirut starting 1 July. The airline is scheduled to operate four weekly flights from Beirut to Dubai and beyond, utilising its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to carry air cargo, and passengers who are travelling home or for essential purposes.
Customers can book to fly between destinations in Asia Pacific, Europe or the Americas, with a convenient connection in Dubai, as long as they meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.
Emirates flight EK 958 will depart Beirut at 12:05 pm local time and arrive in Dubai at 16:55 pm local time. The return flight, EK 957 will depart Dubai at 7:30 am and arrive in Beirut at 10:35 am local time.
Flight bookings to and from Beirut can be made online at emirates.com or via travel agents. Customers can find more information about Emirates’ flights and current services at: www.emirates.com/wherewefly
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. For more information on these measures and the services available on each flight, visit: www.emirates.com/yoursafety
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: www.emirates.com/returntoDubai
In addition to Beirut, Emirates will also offer scheduled flights for travellers from nine more cities including: Colombo (from 20 June)*, Sialkot (24 June),* Istanbul (from 25 June); Auckland, Brussels, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh* (all from 1 July); and Barcelona, Washington DC (all from 15 July). This will take the total number of Emirates destinations on offer for travellers to 40, providing more options for customers.
The airline has also announced it will increase flight frequencies to the following cities in July: London Heathrow, Manchester, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich, Madrid, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong.
*Emirates’ flights from Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Pakistan, will only carry outbound passengers to the UAE and onward destinations.