Emirates has resumed flights between Dubai and Hong Kong following the UAE government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passenger services, the airline said in a statement.
The carrier says it is flying between Dubai and Hong Kong three times per week on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
In Hong Kong, customers can book flights on EK381 to Dubai on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
“Travellers from Hong Kong can connect to any destination on Emirates’ current network of 30 destinations in the GCC, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas,” reads a statement from the airline.
Travel restrictions remain in place, and Emirates says travellers will only be accepted on flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destinations.
On April 7, the Hong Kong government extended its travel ban on non-Hong Kong residents “until further notice”. As part of the measures, all non-Hong Kong residents coming from overseas countries and regions by plane are banned from entering Hong Kong, with a few exceptions.
Hong Kong International Airport opened to transit passengers this month. Passengers can now use Hong Kong’s airport for transit/transfer on flights operated by different airlines under the same air ticket, according to the airport.
Entry into Dubai is restricted to UAE residents at the moment, according to Emirates.
The carrier says every passenger flying to Dubai needs to fill in a “health declaration form” and a “quarantine undertaking form”. Both forms need to be printed, completed and handed over to Dubai Health Authority staff at arrival.