Emirates flights from Dubai to to Florida have been cancelled
Emirates has confirmed that flights to Orlando, Florida have been cancelled, due to weather conditions in the southern US state.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to create chaos in Florida tomorrow, and flights have been cancelled until further notice.
The storm is expected to be damaging to the state, and the UAE Embassy in Florida has been evacuated.
Watch as the eye of #HurricaneDorian2019 begins to form in this 1-minute visible loop from NOAA's #GOESEast. "Dangerous Hurricane #Dorian poses a significant threat to #Florida and the northwestern #Bahamas," according to the @NHC_Atlantic. Latest: https://t.co/W7u6rft9x2 pic.twitter.com/AuDJst6smv— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) August 30, 2019
The airline released a statement: "Customers booked for travel with Emirates on a ticket purchased before 30th August 2019 and for travel up to 4th September, can opt to change their flights up to seven days later than originally booked. Customers are requested to contact their travel agent or booking offices to make changes to their bookings.
"To receive the latest updates on their flights, customers should ensure their contact details are correct by visiting Manage Your Booking. The situation is being closely monitored. Emirates apologises for any inconvenience."