Emirates announces repatriation flights to Casablanca

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Emirates Airline will operate two repatriation flights between Dubai and Casablanca to help stranded Moroccans get home.

The special services will run on September 8 and 9.

The outbound flights to Casablanca are only open to Moroccan citizens, foreign nationals holding Moroccan residency, diplomatic staff or those travelling for business with a valid permit from the Moroccan Embassy in the UAE.

Meanwhile, the flights to Dubai can be booked by all passengers who are eligible to enter or transit through the UAE.

Emirates has also called on travellers to take note of Morocco's COVID-19 testing regulations and entry requirements.

Flight EK9953 on September 8 and 9 will depart Dubai at 1000hrs, arriving in Casablanca at 1530hrs, while the return service EK9954 will depart Casablanca at 1730hrs, arriving Dubai at 0350hrs the next day.

 

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