Individual Emirati falconers have demonstrated their skills in breeding champion falcons in the General Public category of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah. The competitions have witnessed the mixed participation across the GCC falconers and teams from the Sheikhs categories.
Chairman of Dubai Airports announced that Emirates will be providing free flights for UAE nationals globally due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The move comes on the back of the decision by the Indian government to restore international flights to and from the country in line with established bilateral agreements from the end of March 2022.
Emirates will provide free spare capacity to transport supplies from charities based in Dubai, divisional senior vice president Nabil Sultan told reporters, saying the mechanism could later be extended to bring aid from other parts.
The announcement is the latest in a series of measures undertaken by the freight division of Emirates to support global communities in recovering from the devastating impact of COVID-19.
It recently signed a contract with IATA to adopt the solution on its global network. The IATA Travel Pass app is now available for Emirates customers travelling from 50 cities and is expected to cover more than 120 destinations by next October.
Emirates will operate the A380 on its daily EK123/124 service. Flight EK123 will depart Dubai at 10:45 and arrive in Istanbul at 14:25. The return flight EK124 will depart Istanbul at 16:25 and arrive in Dubai at 21:50. All times are local.
The airline said on its website, “Effective 4 September, passengers travelling from Austria, Maldives and Oman will no longer be required to take a COVID‑19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai.”
Over the past months, the airline has been recalling pilots, cabin crew and other operational employees who were stood down when the pandemic forced a drastic reduction in flights last year.