- Emirates airline extends suspension of flights from South Asia.
- Says UAE nationals, Golden Visa holders and members of diplomatic missions are exempt from ban.
- Suspension prolonged below directives of UAE authorities.
DUBAI: Emirates has prolonged the flight suspension from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to Dubai till July 28 in step with the UAE authorities’s directives, the airline mentioned in its newest advisory issued Friday.
It mentioned that passengers who’ve linked by way of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka within the final 14 days is not going to be accepted to journey from another level to the UAE.
UAE nationals, Golden Visa holders and members of diplomatic missions who adjust to up to date COVID 19 protocols, nonetheless, are exempt.
“If your flight has been cancelled or impacted by route suspensions due to COVID 19 restrictions, you don’t need to call us immediately for rebooking. You can simply hold on to your Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with us or your booking office to make new travel plans,” the assertion added.
Final month, the UAE prolonged the ban on flights from Pakistan and 13 different nations until July 21, Gulf Information had reported, citing a Discover to Airmen.
The opposite nations embody India, Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic Of Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka.
Within the notification, the federal aviation authority mentioned that exceptions could be granted to cargo flights, in addition to enterprise and constitution flights.
Dubai, a enterprise and tourism hub, is probably the most populous of the UAE’s seven emirates. All through the pandemic, the UAE’s seven emirates have set a few of their very own COVID-19 insurance policies.