Emirates ground crews around the world have bid farewell to their last operating flights back to Dubai. EK005 to London Heathrow, which departed at 1605hrs on March 24 was the last flight to take off from Dubai. EK262 from Sao Paulo, which landed at 2235hrs (local time) was the last flight to arrive into Dubai on March 25.
The airline said that over the next weeks its operational teams will be focused upon preparing for service resumption.
As per UAE government directives to protect communities against the spread of COVID-19, Emirates has temporarily suspended all passenger flights from March 25, 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 for the transport of vital goods, including medical supplies and food, around the world.