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Dubai, UAE – Emirates has today announced it will restart services to Entebbe, Uganda on October 1, bringing the total number of cities served by the airline to 94.
In a statement from Emirates, the airline says it’s gradually resuming operations and rebuilding its network to provide more opportunities for travel, sparing no effort to ensure the highest standards of health and safety for its customers and employees at every travel touchpoint.
“Emirates will operate to Entebbe with three weekly flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays,” a statement from Emirates read in part.
According to the airline, the addition of Entebbe expands Emirates’ African network to 20 destinations, enabling customers to safely and easily connect to destinations across Europe, the Far East, the Americas, the Middle East and West Asia with one convenient stop in Dubai.
“Emirates flight EK 729 will depart Dubai at 1030hrs, arriving in Entebbe at 1500hrs. The return flight, EK 730, will depart Entebbe at 1700hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2325hrs,” the airline statement read further.
In a related development, Africa Tembelea has learnt that flights from Dubai to Muscat will operate twice a week on Sundays and Fridays.
“Emirates flight EK 866 will depart Dubai at 0215hrs, arriving in Muscat at 0330hrs. The return flight, EK 867, will depart Muscat at 0440hrs, arriving in Dubai at 0555hrs.”
According to the airline, services to both Entebbe International Airport and Muscat will be operated by the Boeing 777- 300ER. Tickets can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App, Emirates sales offices, via travel agents as well as online travel agents.
Emirates adds, that ensuring the safety of travellers, visitors, and the community, COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.