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Emirates Airlines Cancellation policy

Emirates Airlines is one of the two flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates. It is also the largest airline of the UAE. The airline operates its services to more than 150 cities in 80 countries across 6 continents through its fleet of nearly 300 aircraft and the cargo activities are undertaken by Emirates SkyCargo. Emirates Airlines offers cabin services, catering, an in-flight entertainment system, ground services, lounges, and chauffeur drive.

If you have plans to book flight tickets from Emirates Airlines, make sure you check the ongoing offers and deals, flight booking, and cancellation policy. For your ease, below is an overview of Emirates Airlines’ cancellation policy.

Cancellation policy

According to Emirates Airlines’ cancellation policy, you can cancel a flight ticket within 24 hours of booking at least 7 days before departure without paying any cancellation fee. However, if you cross the time limitation of 24 hours, you will have to pay the cancellation fee.

If the airline cancels your flight due to unavoidable reasons, it can either offer you a refund of your full ticket price or re-route you to the next available flight. If you aren’t comfortable with the new flight, you can opt for a refund. Moreover, upon cancellation or over delayed flight, you are entitled to receive assistance like refreshments and/or meals, emails or phone calls, hotel accommodation, if required, and to-and-fro transportation from the hotel.

Refund policy

You can cancel a flight ticket within 24 hours of booking without paying any cancellation fee if you completed the purchase 7 days or more before the initially scheduled departure flight. You should request a refund within 2 years from the date of issue of the ticket. The refundable amount will depend on the fare conditions of your ticket and will be made to the card/account of the person who paid for the ticket.

Frequently asked question

How to cancel a flight ticket with Emirates Airlines?

You can call the Emirates Airlines customer care office and inform them about the cancellation. Also, you can visit the official website of the airlines and cancel your flight ticket.

How can I make the request for a refund? By when can I expect it?

You can visit the official website of Emirates Airlines and make a request for a refund or you can call customer care. It takes time to process the refunds; hence, you may receive refunds within 7 to 20 business days.

Can I ask for compensation if my flight gets delayed by 2 hours?

There can be a possibility that your replacement flight delays your arrival by 2 or more hours or your flight was canceled less than 14 days before departure, you are eligible to get compensation.

How to check if my flight is refundable?

You can check if your flight is refundable by visiting the official website of the airline and entering the ticket or document number and the Emirates Airlines website will display refund eligibility and information.