India-UAE travel suspension extended until further notice

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorTourism
CountryUAE

The suspension of carriage of passengers from India to the UAE on flights has been extended, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) has announced.

The suspension was to have ended today, May 4, but now it has been extended.

Passengers are not allowed on India-UAE flights operated by international or local carriers. The only exemptions are UAE citizens, diplomats, official delegations, golden residency visa holders, and flights of businessmen.

Exempted travellers must also take a PCR test at the airport and on the fourth and the eighth days of entry. They must also undergo quarantine.

The NCEMA did not specify when the suspension would be lifted.

India-UAE flights were first suspended for 10 days from 11.59pm on April 24.

Cargo flights between the two countries are not affected.

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