Emirates forecasts peak travel times for Eid Al Adha break

Customers are encouraged to arrive three hours early to the airport due to the busy travel period

Emirates forecasts peak travel for Eid break.
Emirates forecasts peak travel for Eid break.

Emirates has advised customers to plan their journey with plenty of time to spare during the busy travel period for the Eid holiday.

The busiest time for departures in Terminal 3 will be on 9 August, 2019 with close to 100,000 passengers travelling through Terminal 3 at DXB.

Peak travel is expected to start on 8 August, 2019 in the evening and continue until Saturday 10 August, 2019 with more than 372,000 Emirates passengers travelling from Dubai.

Passengers can physically check in at the airport as early as 24 hours before flight departure and are requested to check in two hours prior to departure. Customers can also check in online on both their desktops and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.

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