At the Abu Dhabi International Airport.


UAE extends entry ban for India travelers


DUBAI – The UAE has extended an entry ban for all travelers coming from India, with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) suspending “all inbound passenger movement” from India until July 6.

Air India Express confirmed the entry ban extension and advised travelers who booked to fly with the airline during the affected period to “reschedule their ticket for travel at a future date.”

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Previously, Dubai carrier Emirates announced that passenger flights from India would remain suspended until June 30.

The suspension of inbound travel from India to UAE began on April 24 after India was hit by a second wave of Covid-19.

Passengers who transit thought India within 14 days prior to their arrival in the UAE will also be denied entry to the country.

Exemptions are in place, covering Emiratis, holders of UAE Golden Visas, members of diplomatic missions and passengers on chartered flights.

The UAE is also banning the entry of passengers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka Nigeria and South Africa. ICA/Expat Media

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