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Coronavirus: Dubai rubbishes rumours about closure of airports

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Filed on March 15, 2020 | Last updated on March 15, 2020 at 02.36 pm
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Rumours about Emirates airline were also making the rounds today.

Are Dubai's airports suspending all flights? Dubai Airports took to Twitter to rubbish the rumours circulating on Sunday.

As UAE takes bold initiatives to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), rumours circulated online that Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central were suspending operations/flights from and to UAE.

Also read: Emirates is not suspending all flights

In a statement issued today, Dubai Airports dismissed the rumours as untrue and that both airports are welcoming travellers from around the world.

'We can confirm that the rumours circulating on social media around the suspension of all flights to & from the UAE are untrue. Both DXB & DWC continue to welcome travellers from a number of countries. For the latest information on airport operations visit'

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