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No flights from India and Pakistan until July 21: Emirates


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines on Monday extended the suspension of flights for India and Pakistan until July 21, 2021.

The suspension of inbound flights also includes  for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

The airlines on its website said that according to  government directives, it won’t be carrying passengers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka until July 21, 2021.

It also said that requests to travel to the UAE from any passenger who has been connected with any of these countries in the last 14 days won’t be accepted

UAE nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas and members of diplomatic missions are exempt from this rule.

The airline has advised all affected passengers to hold on to their tickets and get in touch with it once the flights resume.

Emirates says it regrets any inconvenience caused to the passengers.

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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