UAE extends ban on flights from 16 nations together with India till additional discover

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has introduced an extra extension of the ban on passenger flights from 16 nations, together with India, amid the Covid pandemic. The round on this regard was issued on Sunday, reported Khaleej Instances.

The opposite nations included within the ban are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and Zambia.

It has additionally prohibited all UAE nationals, besides diplomats and people with medical emergencies, from travelling to those nations.

Within the round, UAE’s Basic Civil Aviation Authority has known as for established order on beforehand issued journey restrictions.

Solely UAE residents, diplomats, golden and silver residency visa holders can be allowed to enter the nation. Not more than eight passengers are allowed to journey per non-public constitution jet, GCAA added.

“The present improvement on the Covid- 19 pandemic leads the UAE to impose new flight and passengers’ restrictions. The UAE authorities is intently monitoring the state of affairs and can present additional updates and directions as vital,” it additional mentioned.

A day in the past, Etihad Airways had introduced that it was extending the suspension of flights from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh to the UAE till July 31. Earlier, the provider had banned air providers to UAE in 5 nations, together with India and Pakistan, till July 21.

UAE flag provider Emirates, too, had introduced that it was extending its suspension of flights from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka can be suspended till at the least Wednesday July 21. Anybody who has related by means of any of those nations within the final 14 days is not going to be permitted to journey to the UAE.

Inbound flights from India to UAE have been suspended since April 2021 following the second wave of the Covid pandemic.

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