Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 21 October 2019

Emirates passengers travelling to Dubai Airport can now get free or discounted Ubers

The offer is available to both UAE residents and tourists

Single-use plastics will be banned from commercial areas at Dubai Internaional Airport beginning next year. AP 
Single-use plastics will be banned from commercial areas at Dubai Internaional Airport beginning next year. AP 

Emirates passengers travelling to and from Dubai Airport can enjoy discounted Uber rides this summer.

Any passengers who book a trip between Sunday, June 2 and Wednesday, July 31, for travel until Saturday, August 31, will be offered a limited number of free journeys, or heavily discounted rates for any airport transfer booked with Uber.

Economy Flex Plus passengers can claim two free rides to and from DXB from anywhere in Dubai up to the value of Dh120 per trip. Customers booked in Economy Flex will get 50 per cent off two rides, to and from DXB to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of Dh60 per trip. Trips can be booked through Emirates’ website during the promotional period.

The promotion is available to both UAE residents and those visiting Dubai. Passengers from 50 countries in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australasia can take advantage of the offer.

“We are very pleased to strengthen our partnership with Uber and extend this popular offer to customers in our home market of Dubai,” says Khalid Bel Jaflah, Emirates’ divisional vice president commercial operations UAE and Oman. “We remain committed to providing a fantastic customer experience for our customers in the UAE so they can enjoy a seamless journey on the ground and in the air.”

Abdellatif Waked, general manager, Middle East and North Africa for Uber, adds: “At Uber, we’re focused on bringing reliable transportation to the millions of customers we serve everyday, and we are delighted to see our partnership with Emirates extend to serve outbound travellers from Dubai.”

Updated: June 2, 2019 11:14 AM

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