Emirates ground crews around the world have bid farewell to their last operating flights back to Dubai. Emirates’ outstation airport teams from 39 stations including Prague, Newark, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, London Stansted and Zurich devotedly sent off their last passenger flights before the suspension took effect. Over the next weeks Emirates’ operational teams will focus on preparing for service resumption.
EK343 was the last flight to depart from Kuala Lumpur. The flight departed KLIA to Dubai at 0142hrs on 25 March and landed at 0448hrs (local time).
As per UAE government directives to protect communities against the spread of COVID-19, Emirates has temporarily suspended all passenger flights from 25 March 2020. The airline will resume passenger services as soon as it is possible to do so. In the meantime, Emirates is still busy deploying its fleet of Boeing 777 freighters, bolstering international air cargo links for the transport of vital goods, including medical supplies and food, around the world.