About 10 passengers have fallen ill on board an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai to New York.
In a statement to ARN, the airline said that the passengers were immediately checked by local health authorities on arrival at JFK airport, and those needing medical attention will be attended to.
Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were taken ill. On arrival, as a precaution, they were attended to by local health authorities. All others will disembark shortly. The safety & care of our customers is our first priority.— Emirates Airline (@emirates) September 5, 2018
"All other passengers will be disembarking shortly. The safety and care of our customers is always our first priority and will not be compromised”, the statement added.
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