Emirates has been flying repatriation flights throughout the global pandemic. The airline hasn’t been able to fly back on Indian routes as the Indian government hasn’t removed the restrictions for international flights. There are still a number of flights which Emirates have been flying from Dubai and other international destinations. Passengers of the airline have been advised to wear gloves and masks when they reach the airport and while aboard the plane as well. With this, Emirates has resumed its hot meal service for the passengers to keep their stomachs satisfied.
No Cabin baggage Allowed Anymore
Passengers of Emirates are not allowed to take cabin baggage anymore. All the cabin baggage will have to be checked-in and the passengers can only carry essential stuff such as laptop, briefcase, and handbag to the cabin. With this, Emirates will also be providing the passengers with a complimentary hygiene kit. This kit will contain gloves, masks, hand sanitiser, and anti-bacterial wipes to ensure maximum safety for everyone on-board. Passengers must bring their own pens for all the documents required to be filled at the airport.
Other Things You Should Know about Before Flying with Emirates During Global Pandemic
Emirates noted that physical indicators for passengers have been placed at the airports to ensure social distancing is followed. Passengers must follow the indicators and maintain distance from other people while checking-in and boarding the flight. There will also be a thermal screening conducted for every passenger travelling through the Dubai International Airport. All the airport staff will be dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE). There will be cabin service assistance provided in every flight which is longer than 1.5 hours and this team will ensure that lavatories are cleaned at every interval of 45 minutes. All the comfort items provided to the passengers will be given in a hygiene safety packaging. Every piece of cutlery or any other item provided to you will be sterilised properly to keep you safe. Emirates is sparing no effort in making air travel safe for their passengers.