National carrier Etihad Airways on Monday informed that flights from India to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will remain suspended till 2 August.
The date could be extended, depending on directions by the UAE authorities, news agency ANI reported quoting Khaleej Times.
Taking to Twitter, Etihad Airways Guest Relations wrote, “We’ve just received confirmation that flights from India are suspended till the 2nd August, and we are not entirely sure if this will be extended as it depends on the authorities.”
UAE nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas, and members of diplomatic missions who comply with updated coronavirus protocols will be exempted.
In line with the UAE government directives, the country’s flagship carrier Emirates has also extended its suspension of flights to Dubai from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Emirates said in a statement that any passenger who has been to these four Asian countries in the last 14 days will not be allowed to travel from anywhere to the UAE.
“UAE Nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas and members of diplomatic missions who comply with updated COVID‑19 protocols, are exempt and may be accepted for travel,” the Dubai-based airline said.