Emirates has suspended its passenger flights from India since April 24.
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DUBAI – Emirates flights from India to Dubai will remain suspended until May 14, the airline has confirmed.
This came after the UAE banned air travel from India, which is grappling with a Covid-19 crisis that has reached an alarming 19.6 million cases so far.
Emirates has suspended its passenger flights from India since April 24. Only one-way flights to India will continue.
According to the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, the decision would be reviewed.
Emiratis, diplomats, official delegates, business delegates and golden visa holders are exempt from the restrictions.
Meanwhile, Emirates confirmed that travelers on a transit flight passing through India will not be allowed to travel to the UAE.
According to Emirates, the ban affects those transiting through India in the last 14 days.
“Furthermore, passengers who have transited through India in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE,” according to Emirates. ICA/Expat Media
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