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Flight operations resume at Dubai airport

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Filed on August 3, 2016 | Last updated on August 3, 2016 at 07.53 pm
Flight operations resume at Dubai airport

Emirates flight EK521 had to undergo an emergency landing at the airport after one of its engines reportedly caught fire.


Operations at Dubai International airport have resumed, the Dubai Media Office said in a statement on Twitter.

Operations at the airport had been affected after the incident involving Emirates flight flying in from Thiruvananthapuram.

Emirates flight EK521 had to undergo an emergency landing at the airport after one of its engines reportedly caught fire.

All passengers and crew members were evacuated safely and there are no casualties.

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Dubai-based airline Emirates today issued a list of flights that have been cancelled following the incident with flight EK521.

The airline, in a statement published on their website, said: "We are expecting a 8-hour network wide delay, more information will be available on the Emirates website and social media channels. The following flights out of Dubai on the 3 of August are cancelled."

EK572/573: Dubai-Kolkata-Dubai DXB/CCU/DXB
EK2809/2810: Dubai-Medina-Dubai  DXB/MED/DXB
EK843/844: Dubai-Doha-Dubai DXB/DOH/DXB
EK083/084: Dubai-Geneva-Dubai DXB/GVA/DXB
EK979/980: Dubai-Tehran-Dubai DXB-IKA/DXB
EK864/865: Dubai-Muscat-Dubai DXB/MCT/DXB
EK849/850: Dubai-Doha-Dubai DXB/DOH/DXB
EK630/631: Dubai-Multan-Dubai DXB/MUX/DXB
EK881/882: Dubai-Doha-Dubai DXB/DOH/DXB
EK839/840: Dubai-Bahrain-Dubai DXB/BAH/DXB
EK825/826: Dubai-Dammam-Dubai DXB/DMM/DXB
EK947/948: Dubai-Basra-Dubai DXB/BSR/DXB
EK977/978: Dubai-Tehran-Dubai DXB/IKA/DXB
EK602/603: Dubai-Karachi-Dubai DXB/KHI/DXB
EK875/876: Dubai-Kuwait-Dubai DXB/KWI/DXB
EK903/904: Dubai-Amman-Dubai DXB/AMM/DXB
EK817/818: Dubai-Riyadh-Dubai DXB/RUH/DXB
EK857/858: Dubai-Kuwait-Dubai DXB/KWI/DXB
EK508/509: Dubai-Mumbai-Dubai DXB/BOM/DXB
EK833/834: Dubai-Bahrain-Dubai DXB/BAH/DXB
EK386/387: Dubai-Hong Kong-Dubai DXB/HKG/DXB

For re-bookings, commercial queries and further schedule updates, visit www.emirates.com or contact the local Emirates sales offices. Numbers can be found here: https://www.emirates.com/english/help/contact-emirates/





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