Emirates aircraft flies from Kochi to Dubai for only 2 Kerala families
Dubai: When the travel ban from India to UAE exists, Emirates Airlines flew from Kochi to Dubai for two Keralite families only.
Nadapuram native Younus Hassan, chairman and managing director of a known business group in Gulf, and his family along with another family from Kochi travelled in the Dubai flight that can accommodate upto 360 passengers.
The journey started in the wee hours of Sunday and reached the destination by 7.30 pm. The travel ban is relaxed for Indian diplomats, Golden visa holders UAE citizens and those who have permission from UAE officials.
Younus Hussan has Golden visa and his wife Hafsa, children Nihla Younus, Nujoom, Muhammed Hilal and Muhammed Hani Hamdan also have Golden visa on sponsorship. They spent Rs 1.80 lakh for the tickets.
Though travel ban is enforced, businessmen and industrialists fly to Dubai alone in Emirates flights.