Emirates ground crews around the world have bid farewell to their last operating flights back to Dubai.
EK 005 to London Heathrow, which departed at 1605hrs on 24 March was the last flight to take off from Dubai. EK 262 from Sao Paulo, which landed at 2235hrs (local time) was the last flight to arrive on 25 March into Dubai.
Emirates’ outstation airport teams from 39 stations including Prague, Newark, Seoul, London Stansted and Zurich 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, the company said.
Emirates has temporarily suspended all passenger flights for a two-week period following a directive from Emirati authorities designed to slow the spread of Covid-19.