Covid-19: Indian airline offers stranded Keralites flight tickets for Dh330

SourceKhaleej Times
CountryMiddle east

Kerala expats stranded in the UAE due to the recent entry restrictions imposed by Gulf countries can now avail of flight tickets to return to their homeland in India. ALSO READ: >> Covid: Some mosques closed in Saudi after new cases among workers, worshippers An update posted by Air India Express on its official Facebook page announced that it was offering a "special all-inclusive fare" of Dh330 to stranded Non-Resident Keralites in Dubai and Sharjah who wish to return to Kerala due to the recent entry restrictions introduced by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Earlier this week, the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi advised Indian nationals against travelling to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait via the UAE. Since December 2020, at least 600 Indians, who wanted to travel to Saudi Arabia, are stranded in the UAE, according to an official from the Indian Consulate in Dubai. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait both announced the suspension of entry for non-citizens for a period of two weeks in light of surging coronavirus cases in both Gulf countries. more...