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Emirates may resume India-UAE flights from July 7


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Emirates may resume flights between India-Dubai from July 7, the airline has confirmed to some residents stranded in India due to the flight suspension, citing spike in COVID cases in the Asian country.  

A traveller named, Ashikk on Twitter asked Emiartes, “Dear Emirates, Can we have one clear updates on flight from India to UAE? The suspension of flights from India to UAE has been extended until July end, please advice…”

Emirates Support, the airline’s help desk, responded, “Hi Ashik, our flights from India are available from the of 7th July onwards. Given the dynamics of the situation, changes can happen anytime."

The airline urged everyone to follow its website for latest travel updates.

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Emirates also confirmed to Syed Afreed, who asked India cases are down…, delta plus variant is not spreading because 32 crore people in India are vaccinated, and all the state are concern about this strategy, situation is okay in the nation. Please open the flight for tourist also, before July 7.”

Emirates said, Hi Syed, we at present do have flights scheduled to operate from the 07th of July.

“However, we don't have any updates yet on the travel protocols or if the suspension will be extended. Please continue monitoring our website for all the latest travel updates. Thanks.”

Like many-distressed Indian, Manisha Thapa also enquired about the travel updates and got a similar response from Emirates.

The UAE has made it clear that only vaccinated residents will be allowed to enter the country. 

The UAE authorities have approved the Covishield vaccine for Indian travellers.

The Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is being sold in India under the brand name Covishield.

Following are the vaccines approved by the UAE:




-Sputnik V


-AstraZeneca (Covishield)



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