UAE flight suspensions: Nine countries from where passengers can’t fly in

SourceKhaleej Times

In the wake of the second wave of Covid sweeping multiple countries around the world, the General Authority of Civil Aviation in the UAE has banned flights to and/or from the UAE and certain high-risk countries. In line with UAE directives, and have both suspended flights from: The airlines suspended the carriage of passengers from Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City) to the UAE, effective 11:59pm on June 5 until further notice. Only certain categories of travellers were exempt from this rule, including: a) UAE nationals and their first degree relatives arriving from Vietnam; b) Members of diplomatic missions from both countries; c) Holders of UAE Golden and Silver Visas; d) Officials and those passengers exempted and/or granted permission to enter UAE by the appropriate authorities; e) Passengers who have completed 28 days, after being fully vaccinated for Covid with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization Emirates and Eithad on Thursday extended their suspension on more...