“You can choose to keep your ticket and we’ll extend its validity to 24 months from the date of your original booking. The fare amount you paid for your original booking will be accepted for any flight to the same destination/region at any time with no fees during this period,” the carrier said on its website.
.@Emirates announces that passengers can extend the validity of their tickets up to 24 months from the date they have made their original bookings, for passengers who booked a ticket before May 31, 2020 for travel on or before August 31, 2020. pic.twitter.com/iXFMUlx7yS— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 13, 2020
The world’s largest international carrier said passengers need not call and cancel the ticket.
“We’ve now extended the validity of your ticket for up to 24 months so you can just call us to reschedule your flight whenever you’re ready to travel again,” it said.
“You don’t need to do anything, we’ll keep your booking status as open and you can reschedule your flight whenever you’re ready to travel again,” said the statement posted on its website.
It said these options are available for bookings made before the May 31. Bookings made from June 1 onwards are subject to the fare conditions applicable at the time of booking.
Importantly, the airline said there are no change to fees when passenger rebook within the 24-month period.