Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Qantas Airways and Emirates have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Glasgow Intl to Dubai Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
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The average direct flight takes 9h 45m, covering a distance of 3629 miles.
There are 14 (direct) flights between Glasgow and Dubai per week, averaging 2 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines (£124) and Emirates (£275), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines (£225) and KLM (£300).
Qantas Airways flies 7 times weekly (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), Emirates flies 7 times weekly (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
For Glasgow to Dubai, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from Dubai back to Glasgow, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Attendants and aircraft comfort was excellent"
Cons: "Luggage claim in chennai airport is horrible"
Pros: "They were very supportive. Thanks."
Cons: "There is nothing to improve. I wish other airlines can learn from them."
Pros: "Relaxing Cabin crew were awesome"
Cons: "Not that I can think if"
Pros: "Exceptional flight super comfortable"
Cons: "That i didn't receive my bucket list dream of an upgraded flight but that literally was thing that could have improved a really great flight..."
Pros: "Everything about it"
Cons: "Nothing. The video quality and sound were not great"
Cons: "Broken seat levers, out of order headphones"
Pros: "Plenty of space"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Pros: "Movie choice"
Cons: "Noise, attitude, boardinv"
Pros: "Horrible experience!!!!"
Cons: "1. Emirates has only one piece option. With Laptop bag weighing about almost 5kgs, you are left with just 2kgs which the carry bag itself would weigh. Not sure, how Emirates is getting away with this discriminatory attitude, while rest of airlines do allow -Carry on + a personal item. 2. There is no check on the carry-on weight at SFO airport. While in DXB, they entice customer to buy all duty free and then when it comes to boarding, you will be 'shocked'. No more than 10kg allowed. 3. You will be directed to read instructions before boarding. Then the corruption deal starts...read point 4 4. The man will say, remove anything in excess of 10kg or pay extra luggage, knowing very well, that people buy duty free at DXB. 5. Once you start negotiating, then the deal-making starts... 6. I managed it. More on Facebook review..."
Pros: "The staff was excellent"
Cons: "The wet bun for a snack was terrible."
Cons: "Being late and have 24 layover at Dubai . Am still at dubai"
Cons: "Emirates chairs couldn't decline recline"
Pros: "Helpful staff,gave me seats requested,meals pretty good,good entertainment,even got to see despicable me 3 and didn't need a kid."
Cons: "Would have loved business class,but what can u do,only thing was I had to remind about my skywards miles.."
Pros: "Nice travel from Dallas to Dubai and I am happy."
Cons: "Caused my bags to miss my connection to Mumbai. Very inconvenient."
Cons: "Hard sandwhich"
Cons: "We already quoted vegetarian but they failed to serve vegetarian, but they arranged substitute that is happy to me."
Cons: "When you fly from Dubai boarding is a disaster and staff is rude"
Pros: "Check-in counter associate was very rude and the wait was too long"
Cons: "The wait and the treatment without any greetings or respect"
Cons: "Check in an hour early!"
Pros: "Great experience"
Pros: "The movies on board"
Cons: "On the way from Dubai to Beirut we stayed in the plane 45 m after the boarding time and on the way back around 20 m"
Pros: "The 380 is a great plane, the quiet and comfort."
Cons: "Was required to check my small roll aboard because I had a backpack, while other passengers were allowed to carry on multiple large items."
Pros: "Big screen"
Cons: "I and my friend booked together but we had to sit separate. All round trip. What the hell?"
Pros: "Satisfactory in all respect"
Cons: "When we landed we had to take the bus"
Cons: "The fact that I can only carry 30 kg and also that it is very expensive to add extra luggage."
Cons: "they are delay 2 hours"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "So many anoucements that you can't get through any movie!"
Pros: "Good space"
Cons: "It's unfortunate that when you order a special meal you dont get your drinks until after you have eaten your meal. and if you end up waiting then you end up having a cold meal. It would be great if this could be changed"
Cons: "The temperature was set too high"
Pros: "Lovely aircraft loads of space"
Cons: "Late boarding 20 mins"
Pros: "Excellent all the way."
Pros: "staff were organized and prompt"
Pros: "Everything emirates"
Cons: "When I went to the airport, the attendant at the check-in counter informed me that my reservation was cancelled and I had to purchase a new ticket."
Cons: "The design on the airplane"
Pros: "Pumpkin soup instead of a heavy entree was welcome and tasty. Breakfast yogurt portion was generous, the granola less so. Accompaniments were good. Butter was not ice cold, thank goodness."
Cons: "Inbelievably chaotic boarding process for Kili to Dar leg. No boarding lanes so had to fight through the crowd. Was able to observe cleaning process at Dar stop, which was cursory and am sure there was no cleaning of seats of those who boarded at Kili."
Pros: "The crew from Kili to DarEsSalam was tired. A fresh crew worked from DarEsSalam to AMS and they were great."
Cons: "The boarding process was chaotic. The passengers in the first boarding group had to fight through the crowd because there were no boarding lanes."
Cons: "It's KLM. What else do you need to know."
Pros: "KLM are our airline of choice. A great full-service carrier with impecable standards."
Pros: "Planes were on time and connections made."
Cons: "One bag delayed as not put on flight and food could be better."
Pros: "The crew was amazing, flight on schedule and good entertainment."
Cons: "Space is just reasonable on a long flight, even if there's seats more spacious that you could choose if you pay more."
Pros: "Just as I expected. And I made my last connection easily."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Can’t think of anything"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "KLM lost one piece of my luggage"
Cons: "Boarding was very slow."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Seat comfort"
Pros: "Crew was nice and friendly"
Cons: "Airplane so uncomfortable. Food horrible. Not even available for one of us what we ask for on what was offered. Bad taste and not what can be on a that length of time flight."
Pros: "Just the cabin crew being nice"
Cons: "Punctuality KLM is always late"
Pros: "quick/efficient boarding - good staff - good food - easy flight !"
Cons: "the connecting times for klm seem to be very close - if your running late to start - you may not make your next one -"
Pros: "The flight was smooth, the service was friendly, and the food with plentiful."
Cons: "Too much activity in the cabin during the flight."
Pros: "The crew were very nice, food was tasty, seat comfortable and the entertainment great as well. Will be flying KLM again soon :)"
Pros: "Seating is tight. The crew was great !"
Cons: "As we landed we had to wait on the plane for an hour and a half because another plane (Spirit) was in our “parking spot.” This made it very difficult for people and connecting flights."
Pros: "They considered my reguest of vegiterian food."
Cons: "I have no complaints."
Pros: "Entertainment options."
Cons: "Service was poor, seat did not recline, and the food was terrible."
Pros: "Crew was in a festive mood, the meal was unexpectedly delicious"
Cons: "Seats ok, but could be more comfy"
Cons: "I ordered Wheel chair for my parents but one of them didn't get it at all. When my parents were checking in for flight they asked the representative about meal selection and she didn't answer their questions properly and because of that my mom didn't get proper Hindu Vegetarian food on flight instead she got Egg omelet which she couldn't eat. She has to eat just fruits. My mother is a diabetic patient and she needs a food every after some time. I never had such a bad experience before with any other airlines."
Pros: "Good comfortable seat with extra leg room. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "Poor food, flight attend and finally baggage missing. Overall experience is extremely bad."
Pros: "Very friendly onboard personnel - I really had kind of homy feeling."
Pros: "Flight crew very nice"
Cons: "Paid $70 for seat with more leg room and was the exit role to main entrance. No overhead space for carry on: broken food tray holder. People stepping on my feet. And gather in your space waiting for bathrooms. Window seat had no room for feet because of closed door"
Pros: "The staff tried to help me when it was evident we would not arrive on time"
Cons: "The connecting flight is too short of a time. We were late out of LAX and I missed my connection and had to sit in airport for 5 hours. Missed my grandson’s third birthday party. Just made me sad as Travelled from far to try to make it."
Pros: "Nice flight ...was comfortable travel ...good food.Thanks"
Cons: "No such things"
Pros: "Seats were comfortable and there was enough room for hand baggage. I slept during the flight so do not have opinion on entertainment."
Cons: "Not able to charge my digital devices. When serving beverages and food, the same flight attendant missed me a few times. That was annoying but other attendants were very nice."
Pros: "Travel on Crostian Airlines did not pappen. KLM flight to Munich was cancelled and I was rescheduled on Air Setbia to Belgrade, the Split."
Cons: "That it didn’t happen."
Pros: "The boarding was easy and you didn't have to wait inline for that long"
Cons: "KLM needs to upgrade the entertainment. It was very hard to see the images on the screen. The planes that KLM uses are old and they sure need to be upgraded."
Cons: "Nothing good to say about this flight. The plane was old with no entertainment. The sits where very compact and not comfortable at all. The food was a sweet bread and water. The flight attendants were rushing and will take a while if you needed anything. I felt like I was taking a bus with graffiti all over the place."
Cons: "infotainment was down. Lost my luggage the flight was delayed"
Pros: "Left ontime and service was excellent."
Pros: "We are guessing they either overbooked or they didn't have sufficient passengers on a Tuesday afternoon who's final stop was Glasgow. They rebooked him for 1200 the next day. DFW to MN, St Paul to Schipole, Amsterdam to final destination, Glasgow. So he ends up having to pay for another Lyft back to our apartment in Dallas, then another additional one for the 12 noon flight the next morning. If he didn't have family living in Dallas, he would've incurred a hotel fee too."
Cons: "He was bumped to the next day due to his flight being cancelled. Then re-booked the next day, with an additional layover. Then due to a 32 minute layover that left 3 minutes sooner..."
Pros: "Fabulous trip with friendly, helpful staff"
Pros: "Food was good and crew members were very nice"
Cons: "My check in luggage was in very bad condition when I receive it. My clothes were all wet and they got bab by each other’s colour. Many clothes are not in a condition to wear now. Those were expensive and I had a big loss because of that."
Pros: "The cabin crew were good. They explained what the arrangements were for the delayed flight connections"
Cons: "The plane wasn't refueled and so was not ready for take off once the passengers were loaded. The plane had a technical problem when it tried the first take off and so it had to be abandoned. This was alarming.."
Pros: "The food was excelent"
Cons: "I have to pay to pay a little more confort"
Cons: "It was announced I can choose between fish and chicken meal but when I requested for fish meal, I was told it’s finished. My seat was 21, and it surprised me. If something can be changed about that then your services would be much appreciated. Thank you."
Pros: "Crew good flight was fine apart from delay due to fog in Amsterdam but kept informed"
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to weather in Amsterdam area"
Pros: "Flight was delayed for three hours and was a very stressful flight"
Cons: "Flight was not on time and got to destination very very late pier management of aircrafts"
Pros: "Short-hop flight, fit for purpose."
Pros: "From downloading the KLM app to the final touchdown of my final flight, everything was an ease, checking in, the option to change my seat, the service received was great."
Cons: "The ability to state a seat or meal preference within the app would be good but otherwise all was good."
Cons: "One of the senior stewardesses we're very rude. Whether it's her personal opinion or KLM's policy, it's unreasonable to think that a 3 years old child could or should hold her pipi over 20 minutes, while they slowly and inefficiently trying to give out food. Several parents were there with the request to let us through to the toilet with small children and she smiled in our face and said "no, we will finish first and than you can go". She might be not fit for the job anymore, but KLM can't afford this kind of treatment."
Pros: "Free wee cake."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Pros: "Short layover connecting from US flight and luggage transferred ok to destination. Food option not great but at least they didn't charge for it unlike some other airlines. No entertainment but to be expected on such a short flight."
Cons: "The crew on the Lagos Amsterdam route (in economy) are particularly unfriendly and brusque. This is my experience each time i fly this route in economy"
Cons: "seats on Jet air flight are very uncomfortable"
Pros: "If you would like to learn more you can call me 628.600.8825 Very dissapointed"
Pros: "Quick and efficient flight. Crew very organized. Great language skills"
Cons: "Customer Service is Dead with British Airways!!! I will make every effort not to fly with BA again"
Cons: "Crew could have reprimanded people not wearing their masks or not covering their noses. The airline could have kept middle seats open to instill more confidence in flying."
Cons: "Nothing!!! It was a great flight!!!"
Pros: "Good enough amount of leg room. Easy to checkin online."
Cons: "Boarding was a bit of a nightmare. Seems some people were directed to the rear of the plane when they were sitting at the front and visa Versace so they were trying to pass each other in the isle."
Cons: "Size of the seats"
Cons: "Better drink selection"
Cons: "For an hour and one half flight the seats were tolerable. Anything longer than that would have been torture."
Cons: "Just wish there was another few inches width on seats"
Pros: "Friendly, helpful and professional crew."
Pros: "The crew were pleasant and helpful"
Cons: "The entertainment system is way behind many other carriers - poor variety of choice, and small poor quality screens"
Pros: "The Dubai Red-Eye. Crew always ready with more fluids through the flight.... only proviso... being able to walk disembarking....."
Pros: "Excellence view of London performered by the pilot. Very please with that."
Cons: "All good except for the seat, let my neck with a bit of pain."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "On time departure and arrival"
Pros: "Helpful and friendly staff"
Cons: "Filth plane"
Pros: "Crew very friendly"
Cons: "No free coffee."
Pros: "Crew was great. Accommodating and welcoming."
Cons: "Food quality could have been better. Snack was very poor before landing."
Pros: "No hassle and all straight forward"
Pros: "Check in and crew were very nice"
Cons: "Baggage was slow But everything was fine Pilot kept us informed"
Cons: "I'm not sure why the lady at the check-in desk was sooo rude and unwilling to help. Customers' presence was really bothering her..."
Pros: "I was very well looked after by crew."
Pros: "I like flights that land on purpose in a couple.troled way. This one did that. Good enough for me."
Cons: "Having to fly, but sometimes if happens."
Pros: "Usual efficient BA"
Cons: "Had to take an emergency trip to London. The cost of the ticket for an hour flight was outrageous. $900 US was highway robbery."
Pros: "Not much, flights were on time is the only positive"
Cons: "Turbulence (other airlines went out of their way to avoid it, by BA didn’t seem to care), BA has got rid of in flight services - so what am I paying so much for? - and made me exit and re-enter through security despite the fact that I’d checked in for a connecting flight. Overall not a positive experience and don’t think I’ll be rushing to fly with them again."
Cons: "For some reason we were boarded and ready to go and only then did they think to send for a de-icer. A 40 minute delay on a 1 hour flight. At the other end we then had to wait 20 mins to get off."
Pros: "I got there. It was safe."
Cons: "Entertainment system shut off."
Pros: "Service and price"
Pros: "Crew, funny safety instructions with Gordon Ramsey"
Pros: "everyone was very nice-thank you"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "It was very cold! Too much air conditioning."
Cons: "I have to pay for water?????"
Pros: "Comfortable and on time. We didn't have any food or entertainment so can't rate for them."
Cons: "After sitting on the tarmac (I understand the delay) for 2 hours there was no water available for another hour past takeoff. And then it was only available for purchase. Really, a cup of free water is asking too much?"
Pros: "Boarding seemed simple, no zones were called except for priority, we just all boarded and it seemed to go quickly and smoothly. BA is all pay onboard for any food or drinks."
Pros: "Left on Time"
Cons: "Food costs money and not even water is free."
Pros: "We got to our destination safely which is always the most important thing."
Cons: "There didn't seem to be as much space as usual on international flights. The plane never got to a comfortable temperature and we were hot all the way home. One of our tv's didnt work which made for a very long 8 + hours."
Pros: "The cabin crew were friendly and service was excellent"
Cons: "Keep the complementary snacks and drinks made the flight great after a long day"
Pros: "Nice plane, and quick flight to Heathrow from Glasgow. The plane had to leave late due to weather but the pilot kept passengers informed and made up time in the air so we were only 15 minutes late. The crew was available to discuss implications for connections."
Cons: "No entertainment options but this was a small plane and quick flight, so I didn't expect anything."
Pros: "Blanket and quiet to sleep"
Cons: "my screen didn't work"
Pros: "Punctual on time"
Cons: "A measly bar for breakfast, even Michael O Leary would laugh at that."
Cons: "late on two occasions first one 20 mins second and the n an hour. Not told why. Then boarding passes had to be reissued with different seats ..whole thing a shambles"
Cons: "M&S Food menu is limited as it is - they then also run out of most items and couldnt serve passengers on a 5 hour flight.."
Pros: "Crew was friendly, food was good, tv entertainment has a lot more choices now, decent leg room, smooth landing and take off,"
Cons: "Flight being late 2 hours and we had to sit in the plane for that amount of time, they didn't their refreshment service early"
Pros: "Happy stewards"
Cons: "Everyone was terrible"
Cons: "Cabin luggage is too big for regional aircraft. Size limits need to be imposed more strictly."
Cons: "Boarding process was a bit chaotic. Announcement s needed to be clearer. Also all old movies on the IFE."
Pros: "Left/arrived on time"
Airlines flying from Glasgow to Dubai have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Glasgow to Dubai
Cheapest flights to Dubai from Glasgow found in 2021