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UAE Government Suspends All Passenger Flights From 25th March 2020

UAE Government Suspends All Passenger Flights From 25th March 2020

Old Mar 26, 20, 10:07 am
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FlightRadar24 is looking a bit sad. My filter only shows Emirates flights, and now there is only a handful of cargo jets worldwide! Grab a screenshot as a memento of what hopefully is only a fleeting situation (pardon the pun).

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Old Mar 26, 20, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by BadoRas View Post
Flight Radar 24 is looking a bit sad. My filter only shows Emirates flights, and now there is only a handful of cargo jets worldwide! Grab a screenshot as a memento of what hopefully is only a fleeting situation (pardon the pun).
it is sad, cannot wait to get in the air again, 8 days now without a flight
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Old Mar 26, 20, 12:40 pm
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Originally Posted by iFlyMoreThanYou View Post
it is sad, cannot wait to get in the air again, 8 days now without a flight
Looks like we are both in danger of getting a life ........ in quarantine of course!!
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Old Mar 26, 20, 1:19 pm
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What happened to the passengers stuck at dubai airport - were they allowed entry by UAE or flown back or what? I keep thinking of all these people stranded at airports around the world due to these sudden decisions.
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Old Mar 26, 20, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by nomiiiii View Post
What happened to the passengers stuck at dubai airport - were they allowed entry by UAE or flown back or what? I keep thinking of all these people stranded at airports around the world due to these sudden decisions.
Efforts underway to help in-transit passengers at Dubai airport

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronav...-dubai-airport
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Old Mar 26, 20, 3:48 pm
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Seems EK has dropped flight prices for later in the year, my itinary earlier in the year I paid £1300 inc price match and now its £1200, thought maybe I could get them to move my outbound airport without cost, was told system at present wont allow them to make any changes get error 16, call back in a few days Think I may call Amex and clarify from an insurance perspective, if I rebook to save £200 and I get affected for Corona out then, will they invalidate as I have purchased during where as my original flights were purchased before.
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Old Mar 26, 20, 8:29 pm
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Originally Posted by suley View Post
Seems EK has dropped flight prices for later in the year, my itinary earlier in the year I paid £1300 inc price match and now its £1200, thought maybe I could get them to move my outbound airport without cost, was told system at present wont allow them to make any changes get error 16, call back in a few days Think I may call Amex and clarify from an insurance perspective, if I rebook to save £200 and I get affected for Corona out then, will they invalidate as I have purchased during where as my original flights were purchased before.
i dont think any insurance covers corona
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Old Mar 26, 20, 9:14 pm
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Originally Posted by suley View Post
Seems EK has dropped flight prices for later in the year, my itinary earlier in the year I paid £1300 inc price match and now its £1200, thought maybe I could get them to move my outbound airport without cost, was told system at present wont allow them to make any changes get error 16, call back in a few days Think I may call Amex and clarify from an insurance perspective, if I rebook to save £200 and I get affected for Corona out then, will they invalidate as I have purchased during where as my original flights were purchased before.
seems to be sporadic price decreases then - i checked a random itinerary, my itinerary went up in price (same booking class)
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Old Mar 26, 20, 10:45 pm
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Originally Posted by BadoRas View Post
FlightRadar24 is looking a bit sad. My filter only shows Emirates flights, and now there is only a handful of cargo jets worldwide! Grab a screenshot as a memento of what hopefully is only a fleeting situation (pardon the pun).
everyone seems to enjoy working from home - i hate it, get me on a plane now
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Old Mar 27, 20, 8:51 am
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Well, here's an update from RoutesOnline website

Originally Posted by redeternet7 View Post
yeah was hoping it would be updated regularly
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38...30gmt-27mar20/

Planned operation as of 0930GMT 27MAR20 as follows. Additional changes remain likely.

Personally I do not believe this to be accurate, as all he has done with the list is take the resumption dates posted upthread here and tacked on the pre-virus EK schedule to it. For example he said 6x A380 to LHR and 3x A380 to LGW on flight resumption day? We all know the resumption of services will ramp up much slower than that, probably with an all-777 fleet til the year end judging by the number of parked A380's at Maktoum. It will take some time to re-start those planes.

Still it does give some insight into the pre-shutdown thinking and I think we can take those resumption dates as a kind of "Not Earlier Than This" date rather than the actual expected date.

Stay tuned!

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Old Mar 27, 20, 9:04 am
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Originally Posted by aeropix View Post
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38...30gmt-27mar20/

Planned operation as of 0930GMT 27MAR20 as follows. Additional changes remain likely.

Dubai – Abuja eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Accra – Abidjan eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Addis Ababa eff 01JUN20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Adelaide eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-200LR
Dubai – Ahmedabad eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-200LR
Dubai – Algiers eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Amman eff 01MAY20 18 weekly 777-300ER (EK903/904 with A380 from 01JUN20 unchanged)
Dubai – Amsterdam eff 01JUN20 18 weekly 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Athens eff 06JUN20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Athens – Newark eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Auckland eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Baghdad eff 01MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Bahrain eff 01JUL20 28 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Bangalore eff 01MAY20 28 weekly 777-200LR/-300ER
Dubai – Bangkok eff 01MAY20 3 daily A380 (2 daily 15MAY20 – 27MAY20)
Dubai – Bangkok – Hong Kong eff 21MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Bangkok – Phnom Penh eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Barcelona eff 21MAY20 11 weekly 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Barcelona – Mexico City eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-200LR
Dubai – Basra eff 01MAY20 5 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Beijing Capital eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380 (2nd daily resumes from 01JUN20)
Dubai – Beirut eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER (Planned 3rd daily from 16JUN20 unchanged)
Dubai – Birmingham eff 01MAY20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Bologna eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Boston eff 01MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Brisbane eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Brussels eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Budapest eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Cairo eff 01JUL20 25 weekly 777-200LR/-300ER/A380
Dubai – Cape Town eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Casablanca eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Cebu – Clark – Dubai eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Chennai eff 01MAY20 21 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Chicago O’Hare eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Colombo eff 01JUN20 3 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Conakry – Dakar – Dubai eff 21MAY20 4 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Copenhagen eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Dallas/Ft. Worth eff 01MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Dar es Salaam eff 01JUN20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Dammam eff 01MAY20 4 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Delhi eff 01MAY20 4 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Denpasar eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Denpasar – Auckland eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Dhaka eff 01MAY20 3 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Dublin eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Durban eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Dusseldorf eff 01JUL20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Edinburgh eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Fort Lauderdale eff 02JUL20 4 weekly 777-200LR
Dubai – Frankfurt eff 01JUL20 3 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Geneva eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Glasgow eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Guangzhou eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Hamburg eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Hanoi eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Ho Chi Minh City eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Hong Kong eff 01MAY20 2 daily A380 (3rd daily with 777-300ER resumes from 01JUN20)
Dubai – Houston eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Hyderabad eff 01MAY20 3 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Islamabad eff 01MAY20 11 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Istanbul eff 21MAY20 11 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Jakarta eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Jeddah eff 01MAY20 3 daily A380
Dubai – Kabul eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Karachi eff 01MAY20 5 daily 777-200LR/-300ER
Dubai – Khartoum eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Kochi eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-200LR/-300ER
Dubai – Kolkata eff 01JUL20 11 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Kuwait City eff 01MAY20 5 daily 777-300ER (6th daily from 21MAY20)
Dubai – Lagos eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Lahore eff 01MAY20 10 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Larnaca – Malta eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Lisbon eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – London Gatwick eff 01JUL20 3 daily A380
Dubai – London Heathrow eff 01MAY20 6 daily A380
Dubai – London Stansted eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Los Angeles eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Luanda eff 21MAY20 4 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Lusaka – Harare eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Lyon eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Madinah eff 01MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Madrid eff 21MAY20 1 daily A380 (2nd daily resumes on 14JUN20)
Dubai – Mahe Island eff 01JUN20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Male eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Male – Colombo eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Manchester eff 01JUN20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Manila eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER (18 weekly from 21MAY20)
Dubai – Mauritius eff 01JUN20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Melbourne eff 01JUN20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Milan Malpensa eff 21MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Milan Malpensa – New York JFK eff 21MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Moscow Domodedovo eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Mumbai eff 01MAY20 35 weekly 777-200LR/-300ER/A380
Dubai – Munich eff 01JUL20 3 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Muscat eff 01MAY20 17 weekly 777-300ER (21 weekly from 21MAY20)
Dubai – New York JFK eff 01JUL20 2 daily A380
Dubai – Newcastle eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Nice eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Orlando eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Osaka Kansai eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Oslo eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Paris CDG eff 01JUL20 21 weekly A380
Dubai – Perth eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Peshawar eff 01JUL20 5 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Phuket eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Porto eff 21MAY20 4 weekly 777-200LR
Dubai – Prague eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Rio de Janeiro Galeao – Buenos Aires Ezeiza eff 22MAY20 4 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Rio de Janeiro Galeao – Santiago de Chile eff 21MAY20 3 weekly 777-300ER
Dubai – Riyadh eff 01MAY20 3 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Rome eff 21MAY20 2 daily A380
Dubai – St. Petersburg eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – San Francisco eff 01JUL20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Seattle eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Seoul Incheon eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380 (2nd daily A380 resumes on 01JUN20)
Dubai – Sialkot eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Singapore eff 01MAY20 2 daily A380 (3rd daily EK348/349 not available for reservation 01MAY20 – 30JUN20)
Dubai – Singapore – Melbourne eff 01JUN20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Singapore – Penang Planned service launch to Penang on 01MAY20, cancelled
Dubai – Stockholm Arlanda eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Sydney eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER/A30
Dubai – Sydney – Christchurch eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Taipei Taoyuan eff 21MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Tehran Imam Khomeini eff 01MAY20 2 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Thiruvananthapuram eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Tokyo Haneda eff 03MAY20 3 weekly 777-300ER (7 weekly from 21MAY20)
Dubai – Tokyo Narita eff 01MAY20 4 weekly A380 (7 weekly from 21MAY20)
Dubai – Toronto eff 01MAY20 5 weekly A380
Dubai – Tunis eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Venice eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Vienna eff 01JUL20 2 daily 777-300ER/A380
Dubai – Warsaw eff 21MAY20 1 daily 777-300ER
Dubai – Washington Dulles eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Dubai – Zagreb eff 01MAY20 7 weekly 777-300ER (4 of 7 weekly open for reservation from 01MAY20 to 31MAY20)
Dubai – Zurich eff 01MAY20 1 daily A380
Thanks, interesting that they havent published it yet on their homepage (news alerts)
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Old Mar 27, 20, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by aeropix View Post
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38...30gmt-27mar20/

Planned operation as of 0930GMT 27MAR20 as follows. Additional changes remain likely.

Personally I do not believe this to be accurate, as all he has done with the list is take the resumption dates posted upthread here and tacked on the pre-virus EK schedule to it. For example he said 6x A380 to LHR and 3x A380 to LGW on flight resumption day? We all know the resumption of services will ramp up much slower than that, probably with an all-777 fleet til the year end judging by the number of parked A380's at Maktoum. It will take some time to re-start those planes.

Still it does give some insight into the pre-shutdown thinking and I think we can take those resumption dates as a kind of "Not Earlier Than This" date rather than the actual expected date.

Stay tuned!
Interesting, either EK site is still in process of being updated or it expects BAU in Junly? I noticed Man DXB will shift to two flights a day from June, it did run 3 flights a day and if its going to two, I need to check it does not cancel mine in the day or I will ask to shift to LHR. At present is shows in July 3 flights using the pre-shut down schedule however no flights until June when its expected to return. I guess between now and end of next week, expect more changes
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Old Mar 27, 20, 12:41 pm
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I received an email stating my flight on 25th April has been cancelled.
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Old Mar 27, 20, 2:41 pm
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There are some indications that flights will be resumed between 1 May and 1 July, depending on destinations.
In my own opinion, resumptions generally will depend more on permissions from governments around the world to resume flights than on what individual airlines want.
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Old Mar 27, 20, 7:47 pm
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Originally Posted by redeternet7 View Post
i dont think any insurance covers corona
If taken out before a pandemic was declared, my insurance covers it. For me, Government travel restrictions are the next likely obstacle and I travelled on the day they were introduced.
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