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 Occasions.
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 Normal Civil Aviation Authority has referred to 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 scenario and can present additional updates and directions as needed,” it additional stated.
A day in the past, Etihad Airways had announced 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 very least Wednesday July 21. Anybody who has related by any of those nations within the final 14 days won’t 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.