Emirates got $3.1 bn from Dubai govt as Covid-19 pandemic drove losses

State-owned Emirates said on Tuesday Dubai was committed to supporting it through the coronavirus crisis after the airline’s holding company plunged to its first annual loss in over three decades.

The Dubai government has injected $3.1 billion into Emirates since the onset of the pandemic, the airline group said in its annual report. It disclosed a $2 billion equity injection last year.

Emirates airline made a 20.28 billion dirham ($5.52 billion) loss for the year, while the group recorded

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