Dubai's Emirates airline will be resuming a limited number of outbound passenger flights next week, it was announced.
"Emirates has received approval from UAE authorities to restart flying a limited number of passenger flights," its chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, said on Twitter.
"From April 6, these flights will initally carry travellers outbound to the UAE," he said.
As per the UAE government's directive, Emirates temporarily suspended all passenger services from March 25, but it continued to operate cargo flights.
"Over the time, Emirates looks forward to the gradual resumption of passenger services in line with lifting of travel and operational restrictions, including assurance of health measures to safeguard our people and customers," he added. - TradeArabia News Service