Dubai based Emirates Airline has received approval from UAE authorities to start flying a limited number of passenger flights. The airline will resume operations from 6 April carrying travellers outbound from the UAE.
President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum made the announcement on his Twitter account. His Tweet read, "Emirates has received approval from UAE authorities to start flying a limited number of passenger flights. From 06 April, these flights will initially carry travellers outbound from the UAE. Details will be announced soon. Over time, @Emirates looks forward to the gradual resumption of passenger services in line with the lifting of travel & operational restrictions, including assurance of health measures to safeguard our people & customers. Their safety & well-being will always be our top priority."