Dubai’s Emirates to revive flights to 5 African international locations


Dubai provider Emirates will resume passenger operations between the emirate and 5 African international locations, beginning January 29.

The airline will restore companies to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia; Dar El Salaam in Tanzania; Nairobi in Kenya; Harare in Zimbabwe; and its three South African gateways  – Johannesburg, Cape City and Durban. All flights will be booked on the provider’s web site, on-line journey brokers and through journey brokers.

South Africa:
Flights between Dubai and South Africa will function as a every day flight to and from Johannesburg January 29 onwards, and double every day companies from February 1.

Flights to and from Cape City and Durban will function every day from February 1.

  • Emirates flight EK 761 will depart Dubai at 4.40am, arriving in Johannesburg at 10.55am. EK 762 will depart Johannesburg at 1.25pm, arriving in Dubai at 11.45pm. The second every day flight, EK 763, will depart Dubai at 10.05am, arriving in Johannesburg at 4.30pm. The return flight, EK 764, leaves Johannesburg at 6.50pm, arriving in Dubai at 5.05am the following day.
  • EK 772 from Dubai to Cape City will depart at 3.55am, arriving in Cape City at 11.45am. EK 771 will depart Cape City at 6.25pm, arriving in Dubai at 5.55am the following day. EK 775 will depart Dubai at 10.35am, arriving in Durban at 5.05pm, and EK 776 will take off from Durban at 7pm, arriving in Dubai at 5.15am the following day.

Emirates will function 10 weekly flights to Nairobi from January 29.

  • EK 719 and 720 will function on Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, taking off from Dubai at 9.35am and arriving in Nairobi at 1.45pm, after which leaving Nairobi at 3.30pm, and touchdown in Dubai at 9.30pm.
  • EK 721 and 722 will fly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday with EK 721 taking off from Dubai at 2.10am, arriving in Nairobi at 6.20am. EK 722 will depart Nairobi at 11.55pm, arriving in Dubai at 5.55am.

The provider’s flights to Addis Ababa will function every day from January 30, with EK 723 taking off from Dubai at 9.25am, arriving in Addis Ababa at 12.40pm. EK 724 will depart from Addis Ababa at 3.05pm, arriving in Dubai at 8.15pm.

Emirates will function to Dar Es Salaam with 5 weekly flights, ranging from January 30.

  • EK 725 will take off from Dubai at 9.30am, arriving in Dar Es Salaam at 1.55pm. EK 726 will depart Dar Es Salaam at 3.25pm, touchdown in Dubai at 9.50pm.

Emirates will function to Harare with six weekly flights linked to its Lusaka service from January 30.

  • EK 713 will depart Dubai at 9.20am, with a cease in Lusaka, and arrives in Harare at 5pm. EK 714 takes off from Harare at 6.45pm, stopping in Lusaka, and persevering with on to Dubai to reach at 6.25am the following day.

All passengers travelling from Emirates’ African community with Dubai as their remaining vacation spot require a 48 hour PCR check. Travellers should present a legitimate damaging Covid-19 PCR check certificates with a QR code for a check performed at an accredited facility.

Validity of the check should be calculated from the time of pattern assortment. Upon arrival in Dubai, passengers will endure a further Covid-19 PCR check and stay in self quarantine till the outcomes of the check are acquired. Passengers travelling from these locations and transiting in Dubai are required to observe the principles and necessities of their remaining vacation spot.

Earlier this week, officers from the UAE confirmed the resumption of all inbound flights for nationwide and worldwide carriers from 12 African international locations.

Learn: UAE lifts restrictions on flights from 12 African international locations


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