Emirates, the flagship airline of the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East, announced the resumption of flights between Dubai and Lyon on Tuesday, June 8, within a few weeks. From July 9, four flights a week will connect the two cities. According to the company, this choice is as follows Phase III deletion Removal of certain restrictions imposed on travelers entering France and into France.
“Emirates customers in the United Arab Emirates can enter France without being isolated after receiving two doses of the Pfizer / Bioentech or Astrogenega vaccine for more than two weeks,” Emirates said in a statement. For these travelers, there is no need to justify a compelling reason to come to France, but these fully vaccinated clients must have a negative PCR test dated less than 72 hours or less than 48 hours before departure as a result of a rapid antigenic test.
The United Arab Emirates is classified as “orange”
Since Wednesday, June 9, the government has classified countries around the world into three colors (green, orange, and red) according to the size of the corona virus cycle. The UAE is considered “orange”, meaning the virus spreads “in a controlled proportion, without the spread of worrying variations”, in the words of the government.
Flight days and times
Flights to Lyon: Departure on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 2:35 pm and arrive at Lyon-Saint Xpuri Airport at 7:30 pm.
Flights to Dubai: Departs at 9.45pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrives in Dubai at 6.05am the next day.