The shutdown of the northern runway — part of a project to upgrade the airfield to ensure "safety and efficient operations” - will begin on May 9 and last until June 22, the airport said.
Dubai-based airline, flydubai, to operate more than 2,200 flights between April 30 and May 8 to accommodate the surge in demand during the busy Eid Al Fitr public holiday
Dubai Airports is working closely with airlines and all our service partners to minimise the impact of the disruption and restore normal operations at the earliest. We apologise to our customers for any inconvenience caused.”
Almaty airport was reportedly overrun by anti-government protesters on Wednesday, forcing flights to be cancelled, before it was later retaken by government security forces.
Emirates said, “Due to reports of civil unrest and curfews in Iraq, the following Emirates flights have been cancelled. EK943/ EK944 to/from Baghdad on 30th August EK941/EK942 to/from Baghdad on 31st August
With flydubai’s daily flights to Istanbul Airport (IST), the airline will increase its flight frequency to Istanbul to 12 flights a week. flydubai’s network in Turkey also includes the capital, Ankara, where it operates two weekly flights.
Qatar Airways CEO Abu-Baker said on Thursday that fellow Gulf Arab airlines would operate more than 160 daily shuttle flights to Qatar.
Flights to Abha will commence on June 23 with a daily service, from Terminal 2, Dubai International Airport. The carrier will start operations to 10 additional routes from June 22 onwards.
"We will continue to closely monitor the situation on the ground in sri lanka. Passengers who have booked to travel on these flights will be contacted and offered a refund," the spokesperson said.
The latest update of Emirates Airlines showed that wearing masks is no longer mandatory on its flights for those coming to Dubai, but it returns to the requirements of the final destination for departures and transit passengers.