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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

Over 450,000 passengers to pass through DXB’s Terminal 3 over next two weekends – Emirates

High passenger traffic is expected to start from June 30 and run through till July 12

Emirates suspends flights between Dubai and Nigeria

The carrier also confirmed that flights from South Africa will remain suspended until July 6, 2021

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UAE bans entry of passengers from Zambia, DR Congo and Uganda

The directive comes into effect from June 11

UAE to extend ban on passengers from India until July 6 – airline

The carrier advised affected passengers to reschedule their tickets

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways to resume flights to London Heathrow from June 8

Only British and Irish nationals, and those with residence rights will be permitted to travel into the UK from the UAE

Cebu Pacific cancels Dubai flights until June 15

The carrier confirmed that affected passengers have been informed

Dubai’s Metro service affected; passengers evacuated

Service between Gold Souq Station and Baniyas Station on the Green Line was impacted

Emirates fits upscale coach class in A380s as market mutates

The change should help adapt the Emirates fleet to a post-Covid travel market in which well-heeled leisure passengers may be prepared to pay more for extra personal space

Dubai’s Emirates to reduce passenger flights to Pakistan between May 5-20

This decision is as per the latest government directive in Pakistan

UAE’s flydubai reports loss of $194m for 2020

The carrier reported total annual revenue of Dhs2.8bn ($773m) for 2020

Dubai’s Emirates to restart flights to Mexico City via Barcelona

The BCN-MEX route will be operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing 777-200LR

Flydubai initiates seasonal flights to Batumi, Georgia

Flights will operate thrice a week from May 12 until September 1

Tesla with ‘no one’ driving crashes in Texas, killing two

One victim was found in the front passenger seat of a 2019 Model S and the other was in the rear

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi initiates flights to three new destinations

They include two cities in Egypt and one in Europe

Flydubai to resume flights to Asmara

Flights to Eritrea’s capital start from April 15

UAE’s Air Arabia to resume flights to Sarajevo

Starting May 7, 2021, Air Arabia, will operate three weekly flights from Sharjah to Sarajevo

UAE: All passengers must declare currencies, negotiable instruments valued over Dhs60,000

The value of gifts brought in with travellers should not exceed Dhs3,000

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Abu Dhabi amends ‘green list’ destinations, Saudi back in

The new list, effective from March 8, includes 13 countries, up from 10 in the previous update

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UAE’s Etihad to begin trials for IATA Travel Pass on select routes in March – official

Etihad recently became the first airline in the world with 100 per cent of its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flight operations to Newark via Athens

The daily service will commence from June 1, 2021

Engine explosion spurs Boeing 777 groundings in US, Japan

The incident on United Airlines Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu took place shortly after it took off with 231 passengers and 10 crew members

Dubai’s flydubai gears up for Boeing 737 MAX to rejoin fleet

The General Civil Aviation Authority approved the aircraft to return to service

UAE aviation regulator clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

Local airlines must first provide a plan for bringing the plane back safely

Dubai’s Emirates pauses Melbourne route, extends suspension of flights to South Africa

Flights to South Africa have been suspended until March 10

Dubai International Airport reports 70% dip in passenger traffic in 2020

A total of 2.19 million passengers travelled through the airport in December 2020

Dubai’s Emirates to only carry Saudi nationals on flights to the kingdom

Diplomatic passport holders and health practitioners alongside their families are exempted

Emirates introduces touchless self check-in kiosks at Dubai International Airport

The kiosks allow customers to check-in, receive their boarding pass, choose seats on board, and drop off their bags

Kuwait to start levying airport service fee on all passengers

While KD3 will be levied on passengers departing from Kuwait, arrivals will face a fee of KD2

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Covid-19: Dubai updates travel protocols for all inbound passengers

The validity period for PCR tests has been reduced from 96 hours to 72 hours