The UAE on Friday up to date its journey ban for India, saying that every one incoming flights on nationwide and international carriers from the nation might be suspended, whereas transportation of passengers from the Gulf nation to India might be allowed.
The UAE on Thursday banned journey from India for 10 days from Sunday as a result of worsening COVID-19 scenario within the nation.
The UAE’s Normal Authority of Civil Aviation and the Nationwide Emergency, Disaster and Catastrophe Administration Authority (NCEMA) introduced an replace on rules with the clarification that entry from India might be suspended for all incoming flights on nationwide and international carriers.
In response to a press release launched right here, this can even apply to these carrying transit passengers, except transit flights coming to the UAE and heading onward to India.
“This determination contains the entry of travellers who had been in India within the final 14 days previous to coming to the UAE,” the assertion mentioned.
The assertion, nonetheless, mentioned that the flights between the 2 nations will proceed to function permitting the transportation of passengers from the UAE to India.
“It would additionally enable the switch of exempted teams from India to the UAE with the applying of the aforementioned precautionary measures. These teams embody UAE residents, diplomatic missions appointed by the 2 nations, official delegations, these on enterprise males chartered flights, and people holding golden residency,” it mentioned.
The exemptions will apply supplied they undertake preventive measures that embody quarantine for 10 days and a PCR check on the airport, in addition to on the fourth and eighth days following entry into the nation.
The required PCR check interval has additionally been decreased from 72 hours to 48 hours previous to journey from accredited laboratories that problem check outcomes carrying a QR code.
“The authority additionally confirmed that it’s required for these coming from India by means of different nations to remain in these nations for a minimum of 14 days earlier than being allowed to enter the nation, ranging from 23:59 on Saturday April 24, 2021,” mentioned the assertion.
These rules will apply for a interval of 10 days, which will be prolonged, whereas cargo flights proceed to function between the 2 nations.
The authority referred to as upon all travellers affected by the choice to comply with up with the related airways to alter or reschedule their flights and to make sure their protected return to their closing locations directly.