“Emirates Airlines” operates a special flight carrying passengers who have received the Corona vaccine … What is the reason?


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Emirates Airlines announced its intention to operate a special flight, on April 10, carrying a crew and passengers who have received the “Covid-19” vaccine, in celebration of the great progress recorded by the vaccination program in the country The United Arab Emirates.

Flight number “EK2021” is scheduled to leave Dubai International Airport at 12:00, flying over the UAE airspace, and then return to Dubai at 2:30 pm local time, according to the statement issued by Emirates Airlines on its official website.

According to the statement, the unique flight is not only limited to celebrating the success of the vaccination program in the UAE, but also aims to “highlight the progress made by Emirates Airlines in terms of vaccinating its employees, especially the aircraft crew.”

The statement affirmed: “Aviation will remain an indispensable force in fulfilling the affairs and needs of people and their movements across the world, and facilitating the flow of trade and tourism movement that brings economic prosperity and joy to millions across the world.”

Passengers on this flight will have the opportunity to experience the Emirates Airbus “A380”, which is equipped with the new Premium Economy Class cabin in addition to modern cabins in all classes, according to the statement.

The statement pointed to the provision of the full Emirates experience during that flight, including Emirates’s unique award-winning inflight information, communication and entertainment system, ice, in addition to an in-flight lounge for first-class passengers and businessmen, as well as a dining experience and integrated services provided by the crew.

Passengers on flight “EK2021” will be able to experience all Dubai International Airport services and amenities on the ground before boarding the plane, in addition to previewing the latest measures that will help passengers enjoy a safe and smooth flight, including biometric technology and end all procedures without contact. Emirates Airlines has recently started implementing it in the check-in areas and boarding gates at Dubai International Airport, according to the statement.

The United Arab Emirates is one of the world leaders in providing the “Covid-19″ vaccine to its residents for free, and as of Tuesday, the country provided 8,220,783 doses of the vaccine, and provided protection for more than half of the country’s population, according to the Emirates News Agency. WAM. ”

The Emirates Airline statement indicated that the Emirates Group Company supported the national vaccination program by providing “Covid-19” vaccines to its employees in the UAE. Pilots and air crew members who have received the two doses of vaccine for 85% so far.

Private flight details

Flight tickets “EK2021” are available for UAE citizens and residents who have received the two doses of vaccination against “Covid-19”, through the sales offices and call centers of Emirates Airlines, according to the statement.

Tickets cost 1,000 dirhams per person in economy class, and 2,000 dirhams in business class.

All proceeds from the “EK2021” flight will be donated to the Emirates Airlines Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to raise the standard of living of children around the world through projects around the world, the statement said.

The statement added, “Like any other flight, passengers on” EK2021 “are required to arrive at the check-in area with their tickets, 3 hours before the flight departure time. They are also required to bring an Emirates ID or passport and vaccination certificate. They must also adhere to the protocols. Social distancing and wearing a mask during the flight. “


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