Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Emirates Airlines launched an initiative that includes free coverage for its passengers, including the costs of medical treatment and stone, as a result of infection with “Covid-19” when they travel on carrier flights to and from the UAE and around the world.
Under the directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Emirates Airlines launched this initiative to enhance confidence in international travel.
According to the press statement issued by the media office of the Dubai government, the initiative allows Emirates airline customers to travel this summer, with the possibility of requesting a refund of their medical expenses up to 150 thousand euros, and the quarantine costs of 100 euros, daily for 14 days, if they were diagnosed with the Corona virus, during They travel away from their countries.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, who is the Supreme President and Chief Executive of Emirates Airlines and the group, said: “We are sure that people yearn to travel as the countries of the world gradually reopen their borders, but they seek flexibility and confidence in the event that something unexpected happens while traveling and staying outside their countries.” .
The press release stated that coverage of treatment costs applies to all customers traveling on carrier flights, as of October 31, 2020.
And the coverage will remain valid for 31 days, starting with the travel of the first segment of the trip, which means that customers can continue to benefit from this guarantee, even if they continue to travel to another city, after arriving at their destination with Emirates Airlines.
Emirates will start providing coverage for passengers immediately, and every customer who was diagnosed with “Covid-19” while traveling, must call a special hotline to receive assistance and coverage.
The press release indicated that clients do not need to register or fill in any forms before they travel, nor are they obligated to use this coverage.