Emirates Airlines, the carrier in Dubai, has announced the suspension of flights to South Africa and Australia for operational reasons, the airline announced over the weekend.
Flights to and from South Africa will be temporarily suspended from January 16 to January 28 for operational reasons. The last three flights to three destinations in South Africa - Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, depart from Dubai on January 15.
Passengers holding tickets with final destinations in South Africa from January 16 to January 28 will not be accepted for travel at their departure point. . Likewise, flights to Australia's three largest cities have been suspended for operational reasons.
"Customers holding tickets with final destinations Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will not be accepted for travel at their point of departure after completing the aforementioned flights," the advertisement on the website added.
She said, "Emirates Airlines regrets any inconvenience. Affected customers should contact a travel agent or Emirates Airline call center to obtain rebooking options. To receive update notifications, customers are requested to confirm that their contact details are correct by visiting the reservation management." Here are the latest Emirates flights to / from these Australian destinations: Dubai Melbourne EK408 / Jan 19 Melbourne - Dubai EK409 / Jan 20 Dubai Sydney EK414 / Jan 18th Sydney - Dubai EK415 / 19JAN Dubai Brisbane EK430 / Jan 16 Brisbane - Dubai EK431 / Jan 17th