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Fri, 9 April 2021

Emirates to Celebrate UAEs Vaccination Programme with Special Flight

Emirates will celebrate the UAEs vaccination programme with a special flight that will carry only fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard.

On 10 April 2021, special flight EK2021 will depart Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 12:00 to cruise over various areas across the UAE before returning to the airport at 14:30.

All fares collected for this special flight EK2021 will be donated to the Emirates Airline Foundation, the airlines non-profit charity organisation which supports projects around the world aimed at improving quality of life for disadvantaged children.

EK2021 not only celebrates the success of the UAEs vaccination programme to date, but also highlights Emirates progress in vaccinating its staff and in particular its pilots and cabin crew.

Emirates Airbus A380 reg: A6-EDV. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

The UAE is one of worlds leading countries in administered vaccinations for citizens and residents, and has made four COVID19 vaccines available for free to everyone. To date, over 8 million vaccine shots have been administered in the UAE, protecting over half of the UAEs population.

The Emirates Group has supported the national vaccination programme by making COVID19 vaccines readily available to its UAE-based workforce at multiple locations within the companys premises.

To date, over 35,000 Emirates employees have received their COVID19 vaccine shot from one of the companys vaccination centres, with over 85% of the airlines pilots and cabin crew already receiving two doses of the vaccine.

Passengers will have the opportunity to experience Emirates newest A380 aircraft which features the airlines brand-new Premium Economy seats, and refreshed cabin interiors across all cabin classes. They can also expect the full Emirates experience onboard the special flight as well as Dubai International Airports services and amenities on the ground before boarding.

In addition, customers can also try out first-hand, all the latest measures to help travellers enjoy a safe and smooth journey, including the new biometric and contactless technology which Emirates has recently implemented at the check-in areas and boarding gates at Dubai airport.

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