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Emirates to operate special Dubai-Manila flights in October

The flights will be operated on October 2, 5, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Emirates will operate special commercial flights from Dubai to Manila in October, the airline said on Sunday.

Repatriation flights, operated on October 2, 5, 9, 16, 23 and 30, will reduce the wait time for Filipino citizens who wish to return home, provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

Emirates has resumed scheduled passenger services to Manila, Clark and Cebu for all eligible travelers, as mandated by Philippine authorities. Special “Bayanihan” flights will provide additional possibilities to secure bookings, which can be done by contacting +9714 274 9199.

Only Filipino citizens currently in the United Arab Emirates will be able to reserve seats on special flights, and the following requirements will apply:

> A 10-day facility quarantine, with the arrival date being the first day, will apply to all passengers, followed by a four-day home quarantine.

> The allocation of quarantine facilities at designated hotels will be coordinated by Emirates with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and / or the Department of Tourism (DOT).

With the lifting of the ban on travelers from the United Arab Emirates by the Philippine authorities, which went into effect in September, the airline resumed daily services to and from Manila, while five weekly flights to Clark and two weekly flights to Cebu are available for Filipinos and foreign nationals to book.

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