Since April 24, inbound traffic from India to the UAE has been suspended.
Dubai-based Emirates said on its website that the suspension of inbound passenger flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to the UAE has been extended until at least July 21.
“According to the instructions of the UAE government, Emirates will suspend passenger transportation from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to Dubai until July 21, 2021. In addition, passengers transiting through India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka will be in Travel to the UAE from any other location in the past 14 days will not be accepted,” the airline said.
The airline added that UAE nationals, UAE Golden Visa holders and members of diplomatic missions complying with the latest Covid19 agreement are exempted and allowed to travel.
After the second wave of the deadly Covid-19 outbreak, the UAE has suspended flights from India since April 24. In a similar operation, on May 13, it also suspended the entry of passengers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, who together with Indians make up 70% of the country’s workforce.