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British Airways resumes flights to Dubai

British Airways has resumed its flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the first time since it suspended flights to the city in January. The announcement comes after the government of United Kingdom moved UAE to its Amber list.

The flights between London Heathrow Airport and Dubai International Airport will run with the following schedule:

  • London-Dubai
  • Departure time: 22:25
  • Arrival time: 08:25 (the next day)
  • Flight time: 7 hours
  • Flight number: BA105
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Dubai-London
  • Departure time: 12:15
  • Arrival time: 16:55
  • Flight time: 7 hours and 40 minutes
  • Flight number: BA104
  • Frequency: Daily

This route will be operated by British Airways’ Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner featuring 8 First Class Suites, 42 flat bed Club World Seats, 39 World Traveller Plus Seats, and 127 standard Economy Seats.

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Sohail Ali, Senior Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Airport Operations, British Airways, said:

We can’t wait to welcome our customers on board our flights and are delighted to be able to reunite families and friends with their loved ones after such a long time apart. The safety of our customers and colleagues has always been at the heart of everything we do. We have also introduced a range of measures to provide stress and hassle-free travel.

Meanwhile, British Airways recently increased flights to India from 10 to 20-flights-a-week after the Indian government allowed foreign carrier to operate 34 flights a week.

The London-based carrier has reopened its flagship lounge in the United States at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Buy-Onboard has also returned to the airline’s short-haul flights.

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