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Emirates ground crews send off last flights

CLARK FREEPORT -- Emirates ground crews around the world bid farewell to their last operating flights back to Dubai. EK 005 to London Heathrow, which departed at 4:05 p.m. on March 24 was the last flight to take off from Dubai. EK 262 from Sao Paulo, which landed at 10:35 p.m. (local time) was the last flight to arrive on March 25 into Dubai.

In the Philippines, the last flight was EK 338 which departed Clark International Airport at 7:50 p.m. on March 24 and arrived in Dubai at 1:10 a.m. (local time).

Emirates’ outstation airport teams from 39 stations including Prague, Newark, Seoul, London Stansted, and Zurich devotedly sent off their last passenger flights before the suspension took effect. Over the next weeks Emirates’ operational teams will focus on preparing for service resumption.

As per UAE government directives to protect communities against the spread of Covid-19, Emirates has temporarily suspended all passenger flights from March 25, 2020.

The airline will resume passenger services as soon as it is possible to do so. In the meantime, Emirates is still busy deploying its fleet of Boeing 777 freighters, bolstering international air cargo links for the transport of vital goods, including medical supplies and food, around the world. (PR)


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