Emirates announced the extension of the suspension of flights to several countries in Asia and Africa.
The country’s national airline, Etihad Airways, announced on Friday that the passenger Flights from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be suspended Until July 31.
When searching for flights to the UAE from Mumbai, Karachi, Colombo and Dhaka on the website, a message will pop up telling passengers the date of July 31, 2021.
Hi Asif, according to the latest instructions from the UAE government, passenger travel from India to the UAE and the Etihad network has been suspended and is valid until July 31, 2021.Please visit our website https://t.co/hWA7ZGfiaF Find the latest travel guide. thank you. *Zoe
— Etihad Help (@EtihadHelp) July 16, 2021
“The only exemption is if you are a diplomat, UAE national or golden visa holder. In this case, your PCR test must be performed up to 48 hours before your flight,” the carrier said.
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines also extended its suspension on Friday to Flights between South Africa and Nigeria Until July 31.
The airline stated in an update on its website that the extension complies with the government’s directive to restrict passengers from entering the UAE from these two countries.
The airline stated: “Only one passenger flight to Johannesburg will be operated as EK763 per day; however, the outbound passenger service of EK764 is still suspended.”
The airline added: “Customers who have been to or transited through South Africa or Nigeria in the past 14 days will not be allowed to take any Emirates flights to Dubai.”
Earlier, the bans in all six countries were extended to July 21.
It is worth noting that the General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates (GCAA) No end date announced The flight is suspended.