Emirates says US flights operating as normal after new travel restrictions


Emirates, the Middle East’s biggest carrier, said on Thursday its flights to the United States were “operating as per normal” after US authorities reported new confinements on travel.

Visa candidates from six Muslim-greater part nations must have a nearby US family relationship or formal binds to a US substance to be admitted to the United States under direction disseminated by the US State Department on Wednesday.

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The United States additionally reported new safety efforts for inbound flights that are intended to anticipate extending the in-cabin ban on laptops.

“Our flights to the US are working according to typical. All travelers must have the suitable travel records, including a legitimate US entry visa, in order to travel. Emirates stays guided by the US Customs and Border Protection on this matter,” an Emirates representative said in an announcement.

Emirates flies to 12 US cities.