In the past two months, Emirates has processed nearly 650,000 refund requests, returning over AED 1.9 billion to its customers and making good on its promise to expedite refunds after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted travel plans for millions of customers around the world.

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger flights to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, from 16 July, as the airline continues to add travel options for customers by re-starting passenger flights to Cairo (from 1 July), Tunis (from 1 July), and Glasgow (from 15 July).

Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from seven additional cities in the month of July.

The highly popular Emirates A380 aircraft will begin serving travellers on flights to London Heathrow and Paris starting from 15 July.

KK Collection launches ‘Bamboo’ at KK Beach, Habaraduwa, Galle, on July 1, 2020.

The latest session in the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance’s hugely successful resilience webinar series focused on “The Experience Economy – how to reset Sri Lanka sustainably and drive visitor spend for all sectors of the industry”.

Emirates welcomes the latest air travel protocols that will facilitate international travel for UAE citizens, residents and tourists, and open Dubai to business and leisure visitors from 7 July, while putting in place careful measures to ensure the health and safety of travellers and communities.

Emirates has announced the launch of outward-bound passenger flights from Sri Lanka, starting Saturday 20 June 2020, to facilitate travel for foreign nationals as well as Sri Lankans who need to return to families, jobs or education overseas.

As millions of Sri Lankans start moving again, Uber Sri Lanka today announced the launch of a range of COVID-19 specific features and policies to set the highest safety standards for riders and drivers.

Following the UAE Federal Government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passengers services, from 15th June Emirates will offer passenger services to 16 more cities on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

While people around the planet continue to grapple with the pandemic, there’s also a call to pause and reflect on another cause – Time for Nature, the theme of the UN’s World Environment Day on 5 June.