Emirates cancels flights due to bad weather

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Emirates have announced the cancellation of several flights out of Dubai Airport due to heavy rain, and warned travellers of delays.

In an update on their official website, the airline listed out the flights that have been cancelled.

EK 123/124 between Dubai and Istanbul
EK 763/764 between Dubai and Johannesburg
EK 719/720 between Dubai and Nairobi
EK 921/922 between Dubai and Cairo
EK 903/904 between Dubai and Amman
EK 352/353 between Dubai and Singapore (EK353 departing 3 May, 0050hrs)

They also informed passengers "arriving or departing from Dubai airport on May 2" of "some delays as flights are rescheduled".

Passengers are advised to check for updates before heading to the airport.

The airline apologised for any inconvenience caused and added that rebooking charges will be waived.

Travellers heading to Dubai International airport are advised to expect road delays and to add extra travel time and use Dubai Metro, where possible.


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