Emirates airline will continue offering Covid-19 travel insurance for passengers as countries introduce fresh travel rules following the advent of coronavirus’ new variant Omicron.
On November 1, Emirates had announced that it would discontinue multi-risk travel insurance for passengers from December 1. Dubai’s flagship carrier had said that multi-risk travel insurance will no longer apply to tickets purchased on or after December 1, 2021.
In an update on its website dated December 6, the airline said,
“The multi-risk travel insurance cover will no longer apply to tickets purchased on or after December 1, 2021. The Covid-19 medical travel insurance cover will apply instead.”
In another update on its website dated November 29, the airline said passengers will get overseas Covid-19 medical travel insurance when they purchase flight and travel between December 1, 2021, and March 31, 2022.
The Dubai-based carrier’s medical travel insurance covers up to $500,000 for overseas medical expenses and emergency evacuation as well as some other expenses.
News Source: Khaleej Times