DUBAI: Emirates, one of the world's biggest long-haul airlines, has processed close to 650,000 refunds over the past two months, refunding over 1.9 billion dirhams ($517 million), it said on Thursday.
The Dubai-based carrier is operating a limited numbers of flights on a reduced network after the coronavirus pandemic brought global aviation to a near halt this year.
Emirates expects to process more than 500,000 refunds in the next two months, Chief Commercial Officer Adnan Kazim said in a statement.
($1 = 3.6728 UAE dirham)
(Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Edmund Blair) ((Alexander.Cornwell@thomsonreuters.com;))