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.
The Emirates will operate its flights to Mauritius on Thursdays and Saturdays. The airline flight will depart from Dubai at 2:35hrs and arrive in Mauritius at 9:10hrs local time. The return flight will operate on Fridays and Sundays.
The Dubai-based airline, Emirates, issued a statement saying that their flights from Pakistan will remain suspended till further notice.
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.
The Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad Airways has extended its flight suspension from India until Aug.2.Etihad Help desk made the statement on Twitter.
Several passengers have asked the Dubai-based airline to clarify the flight resumption dates. A passenger from Pakistan, named Ceher, asked the airline about flights to Dubai.
The UAE has announced that people from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Ugandan and Nigeria can travel to the UAE provided the fact that they have valid UAE visas.
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.
The UAE has announced that Indians, Pakistanis, Nepalese, Ugandans and Nigerians with valid UAE visas can return to the Emirates after obtaining prior approval from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA).
International airlines have started accepting flight bookings to Dubai from India, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Uganda after UAE authorities eased travel restrictions.
The authorities said the decision is effective from Aug.5.