Authorities within the UAE have quickly suspended the visa-on-arrival facility for passengers who’re arriving from or have been in India prior to now 14 days, in keeping with Etihad Airways.
The Abu Dhabi-headquartered airline, which is the second flag provider of the UAE, mentioned in a tweet that it’s working to replace its web site with the newest data.
“The UAE authorities have determined to quickly droop the Visa-on-arrival facility for passengers who’re arriving from or been in India prior to now 14 days,” Etihad mentioned on Twitter.
The tweet was in response to a question by a passenger whether or not an Indian citizen holding a US visa can fly to Abu Dhabi and get visa-on-arrival and journey to Dubai with out quarantine.
The airline additionally suggested passengers to “please control https: //bit.ly/TravelGuideEN for contemporary laws”.
The newest journey replace is relevant to passengers having a visa or residence allow issued by the US, the UK or a European Union member state.
Journey laws to and from the UAE have regularly modified in current weeks contemplating the growing COVID-19 scenario.
On April 22, Dubai-based Emirates Airline introduced that its flights from India to the UAE shall be suspended for 10 days.
On August 5, the UAE lifted a ban on transit passengers from India.
On August 10, the UAE’s flag provider Emirates introduced that UAE residents flying in from India and 5 different nations are now not required to current COVID-19 vaccination certificates for entry.