In addition to closing the Smart Gates, thermal screening and nasal swab is being carried out by Dubai Health Authority (DHA) airport medical centre team at Dubai International Airport on passengers arriving from the following countries: Thailand, Lebanon, Syria, Italy, and People ’s Republic of China-Beijing.
The Department of Finance (DoF) of the Government of Dubai on Sunday launched a massive promotional campaign to encourage emirate's residents to increase their use of smart channels, for paying fees for various government transactions with all Dubai government entities.
Air Arabia customers can change their existing and new bookings made until March 31, 2020, for travel until Dec.31, 2020, up to 72 hours prior to departure. The airline said the offer is valid for travel from March 22, 2020, and is applicable to all fares including Etihad Guest redemptions and Etihad Holiday bookings.
People stranded in Dubai who decide to leave to return to their home countries receive a special sticker on their passports.
"The decision aims to ease the movement of trucks and streamline the delivery of consumables to the market," the two authorities said, calling on truck drivers to comply with traffic and driving rules, and use lanes dedicated for trucks on highways.
Expatriates living in the UAE were elated as their family members, colleagues, friends stuck in other countries are now able to return as the UAE has lifted restriction on incoming flights from Monday onwards.
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chaired on Monday a meeting of the Executive Council at Dubai Airport’s Terminal 3.
Those were among who earlier registered on the website provided by the two embassies to return their homeland out of a total of 450,000 Indians and 80,000 Pakistanis.
It is advised people over the age of 70 years not to travel, and it is advised for people with chronic diseases to avoid travelling in order to preserve their safety.