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Emirates: More Reasons to Visit Dubai and Expo 2020

Airline’s global campaign aims to appeal to different travellers with tailored promotions spread over coming months.

Dubai, UAE, 9 September 2021 Emirates, the Premier Partner and Official Airline ofExpo 2020 Dubaihas launched its latest initiative under a global campaign to promote destination Dubai to people from all walks of life this winter season.

The airline'sEarly Bird Expo 2020 Dubaideal, launched this week across its global markets, will enable customers to save up to 20% on fares to Dubai when they book their flights early.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates' Chief Commercial Officer said: "Dubai truly has something for everyone and this winter, as our home city hosts Expo 2020, the excitement and range of attractions for visitors will ratchet up, including various once-in-a-lifetime experiences."

He added: "As Dubai's home airline, Emirates is launching a series of initiatives to make it even more compelling for travellers to plan their visit and experience Dubai. Last month, we announced that well give a free Expo Day Pass to every Emirates customer travelling to Dubai during the Expo period, and we introduced an innovative mile a minute offer for our Skywards members. Today we are launching an early booking discount on flights to Dubai across all our markets. In the coming weeks, we plan to roll out offers tailored for families, a special Expo edition of our popular'My Emirates Pass'product, a celebratory offer for the UAE's 50th jubilee anniversary and more, so stay tuned."

Whether exploring Dubai solo, as a family, or reconnecting with family and friends, there has never been a better time to visit Dubai than this winter season. Emirates' current special promotions include:

  • Early bird discount:This special offer is valid on any return tickets booked to Dubai as the final destination for travel dates between 28 September 2021 and 31 March 2022. It is applicable to bookings made from 28 September to 12 October 2021 viaEmirates.com, through Emirates call centre or retail outlets, or via a travel agent. The offer applies to Emirates Business and Economy base fares; on Saver, Flex, Flex+ fare brands.*
  • Free Emirates Expo Day Pass:Emirates customers visiting and travelling through Dubai anytime during the much-awaited Expo 2020 mega event, will be eligible to receive a free Emirates Expo Day Pass for every flight ticket booked with the airline.For more information on this promotion, please visit thededicated offer page.
  • Earn a mile a minute in Dubai:Emirates customers can earn 1 Skywards Mile for every 1 minute spent in Dubai between 01 October 2021 and 31 March 2022. Existing and new Emirates Skywards members who sign up for the program before 31 March 2022, can avail the offer onEmirates.com, and will earn up to 5,000 Miles. The offer is applicable on all Emirates flight tickets purchased between 01 August 2021 and 31 March 2022, for travel during Expo 2020 Dubai. Emirates‑marketed, flydubai‑operated flights with an Emirates (EK) flight number are also included in the offer.

As international borders reopen and travel restrictions ease, Emirates has resumed passenger services to over 120 destinations from Dubai.

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Explore Dubai with Emirates Holidays and Dubai Experience

Dubai safely re-opened for international business and leisure visitors in July 2020, and it remains one of the worlds most popular holiday destinations. From sun-soaked beaches and heritage activities to world class hospitality and leisure facilities, Dubai offers a variety of world-class experiences. It was one of the world's first cities to obtain Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) which endorses Dubai's comprehensive and effective measures to ensure guest health and safety. Customers can book their holiday to Dubai, including Expo-themed packages through Emirates Holidays or create their own itinerary withDubai Experience.

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Expo 2020 Dubai

Dubai will host the world for Expo 2020 between October 2021 and March 2022. Through the theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to inspire people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.

Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Its six-month program is packed with experiences to suit all ages and interests, including a rich line-up of themed weeks, entertainment, and edutainment. Art and culture fans as well as food and technology enthusiasts can explore exhibits, workshops, performances, live shows and more. Visitors can also drop by their national pavilion for a taste of home or experience the 190 other country pavilions. Architecture aficionados can look forward to soaking in the many inspiring designs throughout the Expo 2020 site, while those interested in future innovations that are making a difference in tomorrows world can stop by the various thematic and special pavilions.

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Travelling with Emirates

Health and wellbeing:Keeping the health and wellbeing of its passengers as top priority, Emirates has introduced acomprehensive set of safety measuresat every step of the customer journey. The airline has also recently introducedcontactless technologyand scaled up its digital verification capabilities to provide its customers even more opportunities to utilise theIATA Travel Passthis summer.

Travel assurance:Emirates continues to lead the industry with innovative products and services that address traveller needs during a dynamic time. The airline has taken its customer care initiatives further witheven more generous and flexible booking policies,an extension of itsmulti-risk insurance cover,and helping loyalcustomersretain their miles and tier status.

Customers are encouraged to check the latest government travel restrictions in their country of origin and ensure they meet the travel requirements of their final destination. For more information onentry requirements for international visitorsto Dubai visit:https://www.emirates.com/english/help/covid-19/dubai-travel-requirements/

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Early Bird Expo 2020 Dubai deal:

* * Terms and Conditionsapply

Sale period closes at 23.59 GST on 12 October 2021. Travel period must be between 28 September 2021 up to 31 March 2022 inclusive.

Economy special brand is excluded. Stopover: Not applicable.

The offer is not applicable on industry discounted tickets or group discounted tickets.

All fares and flights are subject to availability.

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About Emirates:

The Emirates story started in 1985 when we launched operations with just two aircraft. Today, we fly the worlds biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

We inspire travelers around the world with our growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service.