Emirates Airline anticipates busy Eid travel period

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Emirates Airline is ready for a busy travel period this Eid al Adha holiday season, with the busiest day for departures expected to be Friday, August 9.

Close to 100,000 travellers are expected to pass through DXB’s Terminal 3 on this date. All travellers are advised to arrive at the airport at least three hours prior to their departure to avoid any delays.

Peak travel is expected to start on the evening of Thursday, August 8 and continue until Saturday, August 10, with more than 372,000 Emirates Airline passengers travelling from Dubai.

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For a seamless experience, customers can check in as early as 24 hours prior to their flight or can opt to check in online from their desktops or mobile devices from 48 hours to 90-minutes before their departure.

Emirates Airlines passengers can also make the most of the airline’s Home Check-in service, which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on Emirates Airline flights and entails a security check and check-in from the comfort of their home.

Adding to this, Emirates Airline also offers convenient car park check-in facilities, whereby customers check in and drop off luggage. Alternatively, customers heading to Emirates Terminal 3 can drop their luggage off at one of the 46 dedicated bag-drop counters in economy class, or separate counters in first class and business class, from six hours to 90-minutes prior to departure.

Families travelling with small children can use dedicated Family counters in Check in Zone 2.