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Emirates Airlines Says Will Continue to Fly to Russia Until Told Not to by Owners

Emirates Airlines Says Will Continue to Fly to Russia Until Told Not to by Owners

Tuesday, 29 March, 2022 - 09:15
The Emirates logo is seen on an Emirates Airline Boeing 777-200LR plane following its arrival at Mexico City International Airport during its first route from Dubai via Barcelona to Mexico City, Mexico, December 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Emirates airlines will continue to fly to Russia until its owners tell them not to, President Tim Clark said on Tuesday.


"As long as the state, our owner, requires us to fly there, we will continue," he said.


"There are lots of reasons why we fly, we carry humanitarian goods in our holds. We've got NGOs travelling in and out of Russia."


"We've got the diplomatic community going in and out of Russia...so all we're doing is being an enabler, facilitator, without taking a political position on this for the time being," Clark added.


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