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Resumption of pax flights

Old 2nd Apr 2020, 10:22
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Resumption of pax flights

It's in the local press; EK will resume a limited number of passenger flights early this month.
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Old 2nd Apr 2020, 12:43
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And where are they expecting to fly to that is not full of the virus? And do they have no concerns about putting crew in danger?.. on wait on..,
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Old 2nd Apr 2020, 13:49
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Resuming flights

Most probably they’re following the QR philosophy and deploy some 777 to bring pax back, all return flights from AU are overbooked by 200 per flight, I’ve never seen those numbers before.
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Old 2nd Apr 2020, 19:41
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There is more virus in Europe and UAE than when they stopped passenger flights there, why would they start up again now I wonder....
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Old 2nd Apr 2020, 19:47
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They are outgoing flights only for passengers - they are probably hoping to export the virus! Coming back they will probably be full of cargo. The latest word from WAM (UAE official news agency) is that it will be another 2 weeks at least before flights restart both ways.
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Old 6th Apr 2020, 05:05
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As per Emirates website, initial flights to commence from Dubai to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Brussels
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Old 6th Apr 2020, 14:02
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Originally Posted by Dirigible View Post
As per Emirates website, initial flights to commence from Dubai to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Brussels
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That should be fun for the crews!
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Old 6th Apr 2020, 14:31
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Originally Posted by SOPS View Post
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That should be fun for the crews!
Probably we'll have European turnarounds just like the slaves in the west.


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Old 6th Apr 2020, 14:32
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Originally Posted by SOPS View Post
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That should be fun for the crews!
Those would all be double crew quick turn flights 😉
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Old 6th Apr 2020, 17:00
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Originally Posted by Dirigible View Post
As per Emirates website, initial flights to commence from Dubai to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Brussels
Following their money
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Old 6th Apr 2020, 22:09
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By the time Emirates starts flying all passengers will already be home thanks to qr 😂😂
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Old 7th Apr 2020, 15:08
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Originally Posted by Dirigible View Post
As per Emirates website, initial flights to commence from Dubai to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Brussels
In addition to the ZRH and BRU flights airborne, a couple of B-77W's with pax flight numbers operating to MEL right now according to FlightRadar24.

The only other EK flights I see at the moment are 777 freighters.


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Old 7th Apr 2020, 16:25
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Well the pax will be put in isolation .. under guard for 14 days.. but at least it gets them home.
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Old 8th Apr 2020, 02:32
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These are still cargo only (for now anyway) even if operated by passenger planes on normal flight numbers.
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Old 11th Apr 2020, 21:42
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Well the pax will be put in isolation .. under guard for 14 days.. but at least it gets them home.
No.... " Will be" is an asssss-uption and incorrect...... There was no pax....
Stop Spouting yourself as the font of all knowledge.. 'will' .... jeesus , so its a certainty with your expertise?....pffft...... ffs...
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No.... " Will be" is an asssss-uption and incorrect...... There was no pax....
Stop Spouting yourself as the font of all knowledge.. 'will' .... jeesus , so its a certainty with your expertise?....pffft...... ffs...
Viagra,

Do you request to only fly the 100th 777-300ER delivered to Emirates?

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Old 17th Apr 2020, 18:43
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Hi ,

Does anyone know when they shall open the borders for visa waiver countries?
Thanx
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Old 17th Apr 2020, 21:49
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open the borders to which country? UAE?

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Hi ,

Does anyone know when they shall open the borders for visa waiver countries?
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Old 18th Apr 2020, 07:36
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Originally Posted by BigGeordie View Post
They are outgoing flights only for passengers - they are probably hoping to export the virus! Coming back they will probably be full of cargo. The latest word from WAM (UAE official news agency) is that it will be another 2 weeks at least before flights restart both ways.
What a nonsensical blinkered comment !!

The UAE have one of the most extensive COVID testing programmes in the world.... far, far superior to the UK which has one of the lowest amongst developed nations. The UAE has carried out 50 % more tests than the UK but only has 1/7th the population !

All passengers departing Dubai will be tested instantly before boarding. And of course, strict controls are in place for arrivals at Dubai. Unlike UK airports. Even their lockdown is far more rigid than the UK's.

https://www.emirates.com/media-centr...or-passengers/
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