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Emirates expects to see 80,000 passengers on Friday amid Eid rush

Peak travel is expected to continue until Monday with over 309,000 Emirates passengers travelling from Dubai during this period of time

Emirates expects to see 80,000 passengers on Friday amid Eid rush
Emirates reminded customers to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departure to avoid any delays.

Emirates is expecting a busy weekend ahead of the Eid holiday with heavy traveller volumes to and from Dubai International Airport.

The airline said the busiest time for departures in Terminal 3 will be on Friday with over 80,000 passengers travelling abroad.

It reminded customers to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departure to avoid any delays.

Peak travel is expected to continue until Monday with over 309,000 Emirates passengers travelling from Dubai during this period of time. 

With expected traffic congestion around Terminal 3, and road works continuing to cause traffic delays around main airport highways and roads, Emirates urged customers to build in extra time for their journeys to avoid potential delays.

Passengers can physically check in at the airport as early as 24 hours before flight departure, and are requested to check in no later than 2 hours prior to departure.

Gates open 90 minutes before departure, boarding starts 45 minutes before each flight and gates close 20 minutes before departure. If passengers report late Emirates said it will not be able to accept them for travel.

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