All Flights From India Banned In Dubai, UAE Till July 6; Setback For NRIs In Dubai?
The UAE has prolonged its suspension of flight services from India till July 6, according to a tweet from Air India Express on Tuesday.
The movement of passengers to the UAE from India (excluding UAE nationals) has been suspended till July 6, according to a tweet from Air India Express on Tuesday.
Issuing a travel update for passengers to the UAE, the Air India Express said: “General Authority of Civil Aviation, UAE, has suspended all inbound passenger movement to the UAE from India, (excluding UAE nationals) till 6th July 2021.”
“Passengers who booked to fly with us during this period can reschedule their tickets for travel at a future date,” it added in the Tweet.
UAE Suspends Flight Services From India
Air India Express tweeted passengers who were booked to travel in that period could reschedule their tickets. The major UAE carriers, Emirates and Etihad, are yet to announce the extension of the suspension of flights from India.
Due to the COVID-19 issue, the UAE notified the suspension of flights from India on April 24. All travellers from India, as well as those who had visited India in the 14 days prior to their arrival in the UAE, were denied entrance.
The only exceptions were made for UAE nationals, diplomats and holders of the UAE golden visa.
Restrictions On Flight Operation To And From India
Countries including Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Kuwait, New Zealand, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and UAE have banned travel to and from India due to the rising number of infections in the country.