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UAE, India aim to double trade to $100bn in five years

Indian nationals make up one of the largest population groups in the UAE

Kuwait resumes commercial flights with India

Kuwait’s aviation authority has confirmed that five flights will operate per day between the two countries

Dubai’s Emirates announces changes in leadership roles across GCC, Africa, other regions

All of the new appointments are effective September 1, 2021

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Saudi permits fully vaccinated expats to return from countries facing travel ban including UAE, India

Only expats who received two doses of the vaccine in Saudi Arabia before they departed for their home country will be permitted to return

Kuwait to resume flights with six countries including India, Pakistan and Egypt

The latest decision comes following a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases in Kuwait

Aramco is in advanced talks on up to $25bn Reliance deal

A transaction would boost Aramco’s sales of crude to India

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Passengers from India must quarantine for 12 days on arrival in Abu Dhabi

Incoming passengers must wear a medically approved wristband for the duration of their quarantine

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UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and India removed from UK’s travel red list

These countries will be added to the UK’s amber list, with the changes coming into force from 4am BST on Sunday, August 8

UAE permits entry of select travellers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, three other countries

Passengers from all countries will also be allowed to transit through the UAE, provided that they furnish a PCR test taken not more than 72 hours prior to departure

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India extends ban on international flights until August 31

It added that international scheduled services may be allowed on select routes on a case-to-case basis

Emirates says flight ban from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka extended to Aug 7

Passengers who have connected through the four countries in the last 14 days will also not be accepted to travel

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Suspension of flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka extended until July 31 – Emirates

The ban on flights from the four nations has been extended several times in the last few weeks

UAE: Flights from India, Pakistan suspended until August 2 – Etihad

The airline issued the directive in response to customer queries on Twitter

Ban on flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka extended – Emirates

Flights from the four nations will remain suspended until July 28

Emirates issues new travel advisory for flights from India, Pakistan

Flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will remain suspended until July 25, says Dubai airline

Emirates says flight ban from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in place until July 21

Passengers who have connected through India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the last 14 days will also not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

Dubai’s Emirates suspends flights from India, Pakistan, other countries until July 15

Passengers who have transited through these countries in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

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ADNOC and Reliance sign agreement for chemical project in Abu Dhabi

The integrated plant will produce 940 thousand tons of chlor-alkali, 1.1 million tons of ethylene dichloride and 360 thousand tons of PVC annually

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Dubai’s Emirates expects flights from India to resume by July 7

The carrier confirmed the itinerary in response to customer queries on Twitter

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Dubai’s DHA clarifies list of approved vaccines for UAE residents travelling from India

Only UAE residents in India who have received two doses of a ‘UAE-approved vaccine’ will be allowed to travel to Dubai from Wednesday, June 23

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Dubai eases travel guidelines for passengers from India, South Africa and Nigeria

UAE residents who have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, are allowed to travel to Dubai

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Bahrain suspends entry of non-residents from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

The indefinite entry ban has gone into effect from May 24, 2021

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Emirates confirms flights from India to Dubai to remain suspended until June 14

Passengers who have transited through India in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE

Dubai’s Emirates not looking at any layoffs as it looks to gradually ramp up operations

Emirates, which is currently operating to almost 120 destinations, is at roughly 30-35 per cent of capacity, says senior official

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Saudi resumes international travel with ban on 13 countries including India, Lebanon

The ban will also extend to “any other country that is yet to control the pandemic”

Indian court upholds travel ban on BR Shetty, founder of UAE’s NMC Health

Shetty was reportedly stopped by immigration officials from boarding a flight to the UAE on November 14

Dubai’s Emirates launches India humanitarian airbridge to transport Covid-19 relief items

Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge on flights to nine cities in India, to help international NGOs deliver relief supplies

Covid-19: UAE extends ban on travellers from India

Cargo flights will continue to operate between the two countries

Oil trades at six-week high with demand optimism spurring rally

Consumption may also get a boost when China breaks for an extended holiday on Saturday

UAE offers ‘full support’ to India as it battles deadly Covid-19 wave

The Burj Khalifa also displayed the Indian flag on Sunday night as a mark of solidarity