Restrictions of Covid 19 are still in action in almost all the countries. However, some are eased and travel bans are going to be withdrawn in the coming days. And Dubai, which had travel bans for Indian passengers, decided to ease travel curbs from June 23. Emirates Airline said it will resume flights connecting India, South Africa and Nigeria.
On Saturday, the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai said that the passengers from India with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine will be allowed to travel to Dubai, Gulf News reported.
Rules for passengers coming from India
1. Entry will be permitted to residents who have received two doses of UAE-approved vaccines.
2. All travellers are also required to present a negative Covid-19 test result taken within 48 hours before departure; UAE citizens are exempted.
3. Only QR coded PCR test result certificates are accepted.
4. All passengers must take a rapid PCR test 4 hours prior to flight departure.
5. All passengers must undergo a PCR test on arrival at Dubai Airport.
6. Passengers should undergo institutional quarantine until they receive their PCR test result, which is expected within 24 hours. UAE citizens and diplomats are exempted.
We will resume carrying passengers from South Africa, Nigeria and India in accordance with these protocols from 23rd June,” said Emirates.
“We thank the Supreme Committee for their continuous efforts in monitoring the development of the situation and announcing the appropriate guidelines and protocols to protect the community and safeguard the travel sector,” it added.