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Last updated: 24 June 2019, 16:17 Dubai (GMT+4)

Flights to/from Sialkot rerouted to Lahore

Due to runway closure between 25 June and 03 July at Sialkot Airport, Emirates flights to /from Sialkot will now depart from / arrive at Lahore International Airport.

EK620 – Dubai to Sialkot will now operate as EK8620

EK621 – Sialkot to Dubai will now operate as EK8621

EK618 – Dubai to Sialkot will now operate as EK8618

EK619 – Sialkot to Dubai will now operate as EK8619

Customers are requested to make their own travel arrangements between Sialkot and Lahore International Airport.

Customers booked on flights to/ from Sialkot will be rebooked on Lahore flights and will receive updated booking details on the email address indicated during booking. Customers can update their contact details using ‘Manage My Booking’ in order to receive the latest flight updates.

For any further queries, customer can contact the local Emirates office or their travel agent.

Emirates apologises for any inconvenience caused to customers.

Last updated: 21 June 2019, 16:13 Dubai (GMT+4)

Rerouting of flights away from areas of possible conflict

In light of the current situation,  Emirates has taken precautionary measures including rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict.  We are carefully monitoring the ongoing developments and are in close contact with the relevant government authorities with regards to our flight operations, and will make further operational changes if the need arises.

The reroutings have minimally affected the arrival/departure timings of some flights, and we urge customers to check the latest schedules on , so they can be informed of any flight changes. As always, the safety of our passengers, crew and aircraft is our number one priority and will not be compromised.



Last updated: 15 June 2019, 12:30 Dubai (GMT+4)

Flights between Dubai and Khartoum suspended until 30 June

Emirates flights to and from Khartoum are suspended until 30th June due to limited ground handling capability at Khartoum Airport.
Emirates customers booked and/or connecting to/from Khartoum will not be accepted for travel at origin.

Affected customers should contact their booking agent or local Emirates office for assistance.

Customers holding tickets to/from Khartoum are advised to check the status of their flight on, and update their contact details to receive the latest flight notifications.

Customers connecting onto flydubai flights that have resumed will be accepted for travel at origin subject to holding a confirmed reservation.

  • Flights FZ633/FZ634 to and from Khartoum are operating as per schedule, effective 11 June
  • Flight FZ635 to Khartoum via Port Sudan is operating as Dubai-Khartoum-Dubai effective 14 June
  • Flights FZ631/FZ632 to Khartoum remain cancelled until 20 June

Customers booked on flights operated by flydubai to Khartoum and Port Sudan can visit for the latest updates.

We are monitoring the situation closely, and will aim to provide customers with as much notice as possible if there are any further changes to our operations.


Flight suspension

Last updated: 16 August 2018, 11:00 Dubai (GMT+4)

Entry guidelines to the UAE for Qatari Nationals and Foreign Expatriates residing in Qatar

As instructed by the UAE government, Emirates has suspended its flights to and from Doha until further notice.

Qatari nationals will be granted entry into the UAE on providing proof of first degree relatives (father, mother, husband, wife and children), who hold valid UAE citizenship. In addition, Qatari students enrolled in the UAE as well as persons in emergency or humanitarian situations will be granted entry provided they submit a request to the UAE Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship through the following link:

For more information on Qatari nationals traveling to the UAE, please call the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship’s toll free number 8002626 or +971-8002626.

Expatriates holding valid Qatari residency, transiting or requiring entry into the UAE, will be processed in accordance with the normal entry formalities as per their national passport.

Suspension of flights between Dubai and Doha with effect from 6 June 2017

As instructed by the UAE government, Emirates has suspend its flights to and from Doha, with effect from 6 June 2017, until further notice.

All customers booked on Emirates’ flights to and from Doha will be provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and rebooking to alternate Emirates destinations.

Customers who booked through a travel agency should contact their travel agents.

Customers who booked with Emirates can process refunds for their tickets at or contact their local Emirates office

Frequently asked questions about flight refunds and rebooking can be viewed here.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused to our customers.

Security alert

Last updated: 28 June 2018, 17:12 Dubai (GMT+4)

Advisory on powdered goods in carry-on bags for US, Australia and New Zealand flights

All flights to, through or from the USA, as well as from or through Australia and New Zealand, will be subject to further enhanced security screening measures starting 30 June 2018. This is in accordance with new security guidelines from the US Transport Security Administration (TSA), the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand.

Under the new directive for flights to US destinations, powder-like substances in containers equal to or over 350 ml/grams have to be checked-in, and will not be allowed in carry-on belongings or cabin baggage. These items will be confiscated at Dubai (DXB) as well as Milan (MXP) and Athens (ATH), depending on the last point of departure. Powders under 350 ml/grams may be subject to additional screening.

Security measures will also be implemented restricting powder-like substances in the carry-on belongings or cabin baggage of all international customers departing and transiting Australia, New Zealand and the USA. The decision to confiscate or permit the powder-like substances in the cabin of the aircraft will be made by the respective security enforcement agencies.

In New Zealand, this restriction will commence at Auckland Airport on 30 June 2018; and will be introduced on all international flights departing Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown airports from 31 July 2018.

Customers are advised to place the powder-like substances in their checked bags.

Baby formula, prescription medicines and human remains are exempt. Powder-like substances purchased in airport duty free shops must be placed in Sealed Tamper Evident Bags along with proof of purchase.

Operational changes

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