Emirates, one of the world's biggest international airlines, has suspended all of its flights to Italy from March 15 as in response to the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.
The airlines will operate its last flight from Rome of Italy today, said a press release.
Emirates flight updates are available on its website.
Earlier, it suspended flights between Dubai and Venice on March 11, Milan and Bologna on March 13. Hence, there will be no flight between Dubai and Italy from March 15.
The airline is also offering passengers additional peace of mind with the ability to change their travel dates without change and reissuance fees on any bookings made prior to March 31. Cancellation and refund fees will also be waived for bookings made between March 7 and March 31, regardless of travel date.
Emirates also has been implementing thermal screening measures for all passengers travelling on US flights departing from Dubai International Airport, effective March 12 night. Thermal scanners are placed at departure gates for all US gateways.
Emirates plans to gradually roll out thermal screening procedures for all of its flights departing Dubai to ensure the health and safety of its passengers.