UAE: Back in Transit

UAE: Back in Transit News developments

UAE: Back in Transit

Khaleej Times, 4 August 2021: The UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMEA) has announced that the UAE will allow passengers from all countries to transit through their airports from 5 August 2021.

Airports will allocate special lounges for transit passengers which will have all Covid-19 precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all travelers.

Travel will also resume for transit passengers from all countries from which transit passengers were previously banned provided the traveler submits a PCR test within 72 hours of the time of departure.

NCEMA has also stated that UAE residents which were stranded in six countries from which passenger entry was previously suspended will be able to return to the UAE from 5 August 2021.

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Benjamin Filaferro