The resumed flight will provide global travellers with another access point to the popular New York metropolitan area, serving the large Greek-American community in the United States.
The Emirates Group rolled out its vaccination drive just over a month ago, with close to 26,000 United Arab Emirates-based staff having now had two doses.
Emirates will re-instate outbound passenger operations from the UK tomorrow. Initially this will include a daily flight from London Heathrow and four weekly from Manchester.
Emirates Group has rolled-out a Covid-19 vaccination programme for its substantial UAE-based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority.
The airline received its newest A380 aircraft from Airbus’ Hamburg facility last week, while its remaining order of five A380s will also be delivered with the new cabins in 2021 and 2022.
Emirates customers can now plan their travels as the airline unveils the latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current Covid-19 cover.
Emirates has announced plans to operate its A380 aircraft four times a day to London Heathrow from November 27th and six times a week to Manchester from December 2nd.
The duo plan to offer single-ticket travel through Emirates’ gateways in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to domestic points such as Port Elizabeth, East London and George.
Emirates Group has announced a net loss of AED14.1 billion (US$ 3.8 billion) for the first six months of financial year, down from a profit of AED862 million (US$ 235 million) for the same period last year.