ADDIS ABABA – Fly Emirates will resume passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries starting from 30 January, the airlines said on Thursday.
The announcement came hours after Ethiopian airlines announced the resumption passengers flight to Dubai.
Emirates said its flights to Addis Ababa will operate daily, with EK 723 taking off from Dubai at 0925hrs, arriving in Addis Ababa at 1240hrs.
The airlines says all passengers traveling from Emirates’ African network with Dubai as their final destination require a 48 hour PCR test.
“Upon arrival in Dubai, passengers will undergo an additional Covid-19 PCR test and remain in self quarantine until the results of the test are received,” it added.
Since it safely resumed tourism activity in July 2020, Dubai remains one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, especially during the winter season.
The city is now open for international business and leisure visitors.
Dubai is currently hosting the world for Expo 2020 under ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ theme, until March 2022.