All the passengers detected as positive in RAT on arrival at the airports will self isolate themselves for 10 days at their homes, decides the Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre.
"Surveys of air passengers indicate that pre-departure testing is a leading factor in the decision not to travel internationally. People simply are unwilling to take the chance that they will be unable to return to the US," they wrote.
Emirates’ lounge for unaccompanied minors is open 24/7, and the newly upgraded facility offers fun video games, drinks and snacks, comfortable seating areas, free Wi-Fi, and washrooms designed for kids.
The Abu Dhabi Airport released its 2021 passenger traffic results, revealing that 5,262,376 passengers were served compared to 5,570,176 in 2020 representing a drop of 5.5 per cent as the airport and the industry continued to experience dampened demand due to travel restrictions...
Spain, South Korea and Israel on Friday joined nations imposing COVID-19 tests on travellers from China, after Beijing dropped foreign travel curbs despite surging cases.
The health officials said that instructions had been issued to the concerned authorities to ensure that passengers entering Pakistan go through thermal scanners installed at airports across the country.
The move is likely to be greeted with joy from Chinese citizens and diaspora unable to return and see relatives for much of the pandemic.
The latest decision could send free-spending Chinese tourists to revenue-starved destinations in Asia and Europe for Lunar New Year, which begins on Jan.22 and usually is the country's busiest travel season. But it also presents a danger they might spread COVID-19 as infections surge in China.
The Hajj, which begins on Wednesday, normally draws around 2.5 million people for five intense days of worship in one of the world's largest gatherings of people from around the world.
Etihad Airways has operated its first ever flight to Havana, Cuba. The goodwill flight, chartered by the Government of the United Arab Emirates, landed in the capital of the Caribbean island nation, carrying Cuban nationals returning home from the UAE.