Emirates the national carrier of UAE on Saturday announced that it will resume flights between India and UAE starting from June 23.
The announcement comes after the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management eases the travel restrictions for residency visa holders who wish to travel to UAE from India, South Africa, and Nigeria.
“Emirates welcomes the latest protocols and measures announced by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management to allow the safe resumption of passenger travel from South Africa, Nigeria, and India to Dubai,” said Emirates Airlines in a Tweet.
We look forward to facilitating travel from these countries and supporting various travelers’ categories. We will resume carrying passengers from South Africa, Nigeria and India in accordance with these protocols from 23 June. (2/3)— Emirates Airline (@emirates) June 19, 2021Advertisement
“We will resume carrying passengers from South Africa, Nigeria, and India in accordance with these protocols from 23rd June,” said Emirates.
“We thank the Supreme Committee for their continuous efforts in monitoring the development of the situation and announcing the appropriate guidelines and protocols to protect the community and safeguard the travel sector.” the airline further added.
It may be noted that earlier emirates have suspended all the inbound flights from India until July 6, 2021.
However, UAE Nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas, and members of diplomatic missions who comply with the revised published COVID 19 protocols were exempted from these travel restrictions. This is the rule that now has been amended by Dubai authorities.
Guidelines For Passengers Traveling To Dubai From India
- Entry will be permitted to residents who have received two doses of UAE-approved vaccines.
- All travelers are also required to present a negative Covid-19 test result taken within 48 hours before departure; UAE citizens are exempted.
- Only QR coded PCR test result certificates are accepted.
- All passengers must take a rapid PCR test 4 hours prior to flight departure.
- All passengers must undergo a PCR test on arrival at Dubai Airport.
- Passengers should undergo institutional quarantine until they receive their PCR test result, which is expected within 24 hours. UAE citizens and diplomats are exempted.