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Mian Mujahid Shah, Staff Reporter
Those travelling from India to the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah’s airports need to meet various conditions including quarantine for 10 days at home.
According to a statement issued by Air India Express, additional requirements for passengers arriving into the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khamiah airports must conduct PCR tests on the 4th and 8th day after arrival, while quarantine at home.
The passengers must wear tracking watch during the quarantine period.
According to the circular, other requirements for all passengers travelling to UAE from Indian airport, must show negative RT-PCR test report having QR code, from authorised laboratories with 48 hours validity from the time of sample collection. Rapid PCR test must be done within four hours of departure of the flight at the airport.
They must undergo a PCR test after arrival at the UAE airports. The UAE nationals are exempted from these requirements.
Passengers may report to the airport 06 hours prior to their departure. All passengers departing from UAE to India are required to carry a negative PCR test certificate, with a validity of not more than 72 hours from the time of departure.
According to details shared by the CAA, Qatar Airways was previously allowed to operate 56 flights in a week, which is now minimised to 11, followed by eight flights allowed to Gulf Air as compared to 35 flights previously in a week.
Bhavesh Javeri boarded the 360-seater Boeing 777 from Mumbai, capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, to Dubai on 19 May and recorded his experience in a video that has now gone viral.
The Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said in a new travel advisory, that all inbound passengers aged six years and above will be required to submit a valid negative PCR test result conducted within 72 hours prior to commencement of travel to Pakistan.
A government body dealing with the pandemic said the monthlong travel restrictions would start from Saturday and aim to prevent the spread into the country of coronavirus strains from other countries which are believed to be more contagious.
Tariq Saeed Allay, Director General of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), has underscored the strategic importance of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) in leveraging the standards of government communication practices in the region and the world. He pointed out that IGCF,
UAE residents have hailed with caution the decision of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management (NECDM) on the non-obligatory use of face masks in certain situations such as among household members as well as for customers at beauty salon for haircut and facial services.
As of Oct.4 the vaccination certificate from the UAE Al Hosn application will be in compliance with the rules for travel from the Emirates to UK for those who have been fully vaccinated using Moderna, AstraZeneca, Pfizer or Johnson.
In a press conference, Pavan Kapoor, Ambassador of India to the UAE said, “The Indian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is fully prepared to receive millions of visitors to the event with an innovative design and a full program of events and activities.”