At the Dubai International Airport.
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
DUBAI – Travelers on a transit flight passing through India will not be allowed to travel to the UAE, Emirates airline has confirmed.
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.
This came as Emirates announced it is suspending passenger flights from India to Dubai until May 14. The flight suspension started on April 24.
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.
Surging cases of Covid-19 in India have forced UAE authorities to ban air travel from the Asian country as part of efforts to combat the pandemic. ICA/Expat Media
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