Emirates airline restarts flights between Dubai and Philippines.The airlines is once again flying regularly to Manila and will operate two repatriation flights.
17 September 2021, 12:00 AM
30 September 2021, 12:00 AM
Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced the resumption of scheduled passenger flights to the Philippines. There will now be seven weekly services to and from Manila, five weekly flights to Clark and two weekly flights to Cebu.
With the lifting of the ban on travellers from the UAE by the Philippines authorities, which took effect on September 6, Emirates has also obtained the approval from the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines to operate Special Commercial flights in September to Manila.
The airline will be operating special "Bayanihan" flights on EK332 on September 18 and 25, to provide additional capacity for citizens wishing to fly home from the UAE.
Only Filipino citizens currently in the UAE will be eligible to book seats on the special flights, and the following requirements will apply:
-- All passengers must present a negative RT-PCR result, taken 48 hours prior to boarding
-- A 10-day facility-based quarantine, with the date of arrival being the first day, will be applicable to all
passengers, followed by a four-day home-based quarantine.
--Allocations of quarantine facilities at designated hotels will be coordinated by Emirates along with
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and/or the Department of Tourism (DOT).
For bookings, customers in the UAE can contact +9714 274 9199.