A United Arab Emirates (UAE) restriction on access from India, South Africa and Nigeria stays in position, the government aviation authority stated on Sunday, after Dubai had announced it would certainly ease entry limitations from those countries.
Dubai, a business and tourism hub, is the most heavily populated of the UAE’s 7 emirates. Throughout the pandemic the UAE’s seven emirates have established some of their very own Covid-19 plans.
In a notice to airmen on Sunday, the UAE’s General Civil Aeronautics Authority (GCAA) referenced a June 21 GCAA paper specifying entry from 13 countries, consisting of Pakistan, was outlawed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Dubai had actually claimed on June 19 that an entry restriction on those who in the past 2 week had actually gone to India, Nigeria and also South Africa would certainly relieve from June 23.
Under the changes, entry would be allowed to UAE homeowners in India who were fully immunized versus the coronavirus, any person in South Africa that was completely vaccinated and those in Nigeria that had actually tested unfavorable for coronavirus in the past 48 hours.
A GCAA agent on Sunday claimed those taking a trip from India were still prohibited from entering the UAE however deferred further remark to the Dubai federal government. Dubai’s media workplace did not right away reply to an emailed request for remark.
Dubai’s Emirates airline claimed on Twitter that flights from India were available from July 7 however warned that could change.
” We’re waiting for the precise traveling methods and also standards prior to we can resume.”
Indians represent one of the UAE’s biggest residential communities and are the largest source market for tourists.
Dubai reopened its boundaries to international visitors in July 2020, while Abu Dhabi needs arrivals from the majority of nations to quarantine.
A nationwide restriction on entry from India began in April as India faced a rise in coronavirus infections.
Specific people, such as UAE residents as well as diplomats, have been exempted from access restrictions.