India-UAE Flights Will Start From This Date: Book Tickets For Dubai, Sharjah
As per a report by Mint, The prohibition on travellers from India and five other countries entering the UAE will be lifted on August 5, according to the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA).
The NCEMA stated that travel restrictions from India to the UAE are still in place, but Indian visitors who have a valid residency permit and have been fully vaccinated (at least 14 days before arrival) will be allowed to enter the UAE.
UAE Eases Restrictions For Indians
Unvaccinated workers in certain job categories can also apply for authorization to return from the same date, according to the UAE government.
Medical workers, teachers at UAE schools and colleges, students, residents with extenuating circumstances, people having medical treatment in the UAE, and people who work for federal or local government agencies will be granted travel permission.
Travel Guidelines According To The Authorities
- Individuals in these categories must request authorization to return via the website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.
- A negative PCR test from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours of their departure date and will be subjected to a rapid lab test before boarding.
- A negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior must be presented ahead of departure and final destination approval would need to be provided.
The NCEMA said on Twitter that the passengers who are travelling from countries where flights had been suspended would be able to transit through its airports from Thursday as long as they present negative PCR tests taken 72 hours before departure.
Relaxing Restrictions In Other Countries
Pakistan, Nigeria, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Uganda would all have their restrictions eased.
Dubai is a major destination for both pleasure and business travellers, and now when the COVID-19 cases in India have decreased dramatically, there is a huge demand to restart flights on this route