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Emirates Airline sees record summer bookings by UAE travellers

More than 550,000 passengers will fly throughout June and July

Emirates has announced that it will be operating at close to 80% of its pre-pandemic capacity.

The Dubai-based carrier will operate 2,400 weekly network-wide flights between June and July and will continue to add flights and frequencies as it ramps up its summer schedule.

The airline is urging customers who haven’t planned their holidays or made travel arrangements to book now to ensure they’re able to travel on their preferred dates and flights.

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Data shows this year’s most popular destinations for UAE expat travellers are the UK, Cairo, Amman, India, Manila and Beirut, as residents from the main demographics wish to reunite with their families.

Leisure travel traffic from the UAE is also rising with travellers flying to Bangkok, Istanbul, Vienna, Zurich, Nice, Phuket, Singapore, Oslo, Kuala Lumpur. Brisbane and the west coast of the US, which  has proved popular for extended summer holidays.

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In order to ease the process of getting through Dubai International (DXB), Emirates customers can utilise the airline’s biometric path in Terminal 3 for a contactless journey from select check-in desks, Emirates lounges and boarding gates.

The airline has also introduced other services, including self-check-in and bag drop kiosks at DXB for a smoother experience.

Emirates also recently launched a complimentary home check-in service for its first-class customers based in Dubai and Sharjah.

For more information, visit www.emirates.com

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