(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankans who have been waiting impatiently to resume international travel are being offered an opportunity by Emirates to lock in special fares for the rest of the financial year by booking early.
An invitation to fly with confidence on Emirates to any Emirates destination via Dubai, these special fares are available to the 120 plus destinations currently served by Emirates or any others that may open up for travel in the weeks ahead. They can be booked between 6th and 19th September and will be valid for travel from 9th September to 31st March 2022, the airline said.
Covering Economy, Business and First Class, the special fares represent an “early bird” advantage of attractive discounts over published fares. For example, an Economy Class return ticket to Paris starts at US$ 550 (about Rs 110,000 at current exchange rates) inclusive of taxes, while all-inclusive Economy Class return tickets are priced from US$ 750 (about Rs 150,000) to London and Nairobi, US$ 835 (about Rs 167,000) to New York and US$ 1,100 (about Rs 220,000) to Toronto. All fares in Rupees are subject to the rate of exchange on the day of purchase.
Special all-inclusive Business Class fares start at US$ 2,700 (approximately Rs 540,000) to London or Paris, from US$ 1,950 (about Rs 390,000) to Nairobi, US$ 2,800 (about Rs 560,000) to Toronto and US$ 3,250 (about Rs 650,000) to New York. First Class fares start from US$ 3,300 (approximately Rs 660,000) to Nairobi, US$ 4,250 (about Rs 850,000) to Paris and US$ 4,300 (about Rs 860,000) to London.
Adding further value to this special fare promotion, an exciting “Mile-A-Minute” offer by Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, enables Skywards members to earn one Skywards Mile for every minute spent during a stopover or holiday in Dubai between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022, subject to a maximum of 5,000 Miles. The offer is applicable on all Emirates flight tickets purchased between 1 August 2021 and 31 March 2022.
Emirates flights can be booked on emirates.com, via travel agents or the Emirates Sales Office.
Emirates has been gradually rebuilding its global network in a safe and sustainable manner and has resumed passenger services to over 120 passenger destinations, allowing travellers to conveniently connect to the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific via Dubai.
Keeping the health and wellbeing of its passengers as top priority, Emirates has introduced a comprehensive set of safety measures at every step of the customer journey. The airline has also recently introduced contactless technology to ease the customer journey through Dubai airport and taken its customer care initiatives further with even more generous and flexible booking policies, an extension of its multi-risk insurance cover, and helping loyal customers retain their miles and tier status.