COVID-19

Important Travel Updates

Special Repatriation Flights from UAE

Last updated: 09 September 2020

Combating Covid 19 pandemic, UAE government had approved repatriation flights to different countries and looking forward to increase the number of flights as per approval from other countries. UAE carriers, Etihad, Emirates & FlyDubai announced special repatriation flights from April 2020 to the below mentioned destinations.

Travel Guidelines and regulations with Etihad Airways

It’s important to know and follow travel regulations that are in place around the world. This will help to keep you protected and limit the spread of COVID-19, and make sure that your travel plans are not disrupted.

You will only be permitted to fly with Etihad Airways if you have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued by an approved clinic within 96 hours of arriving or departing Abu Dhabi.

If you start your journey with another airline and are connecting to an Etihad Airways flight, COVID-19 PCR test from a government approved medical facility in your first point of departure will be accepted.

Children under 12 and people with mild and severe disabilities are exempt from COVID-19 PCR testing.

From August 1st, Etihad Airways will be operating flights from Abu Dhabi to more than 50 destinations around the world

Indian Subcontinent

  • AhmedabadFrom 3 September – 15 September
    Flights start from 12 September and bookings will be closed four days before departure
  • BengaluruOpen for flight bookings up to the 15 September You must be a permanent resident of Karnataka
  • ChennaiSpecial flights: between 6 and 15 August Regular service: from 16 August
  • Colombo
  • HyderabadSpecial flights: between 6 and 15 August Regular service: from 16 August
  • Islamabad
  • Karachi
  • KochiFrom 3 September – 15 September
  • KolkataFrom 16 August
  • KozhikodeFrom 3 September – 15 September
  • Lahore
  • Malé
  • MumbaiOpen for flight bookings up to the 15 September You must be a permanent resident of Maharashtra
  • New DelhiOpen for flight bookings up to the 15 September You must be a permanent resident of Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan
  • TrivandrumFrom 3 September – 15 September

Asia & Australia

  • BakuFrom 1 September
  • Bangkok
  • Jakarta
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Manila
  • MelbourneOutbound Melbourne only
  • Seoul
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Sydney
  • Tokyo

Europe

  • Amsterdam
  • Athens
  • Barcelona
  • Belgrade
  • Brussels
  • Dublin
  • Dusseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Geneva
  • IstanbulFrom 16 August
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Manchester
  • Milan
  • MoscowFrom 16 August
  • Munich
  • Paris
  • Rome
  • Zurich

Middle East & Africa

  • AmmanFrom 1 September
  • Bahrain
  • Beirut
  • Cairo(COVID-19 test required leaving Cairo)
  • Casablanca
  • Kuwait
  • MuscatFrom 16 August
  • RabatFrom 16 August
  • RiyadhFrom 1 September
  • Seychelles

North America

  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Toronto
  • Washington D.C.

From 1 August 2020, COVID-19 PCR tests will be required for all travelers arriving to Dubai or transiting Dubai. Travelers heading to the UK and Europe will also be required to hold a negative PCR test certificate.

Africa

  • Addis Ababa
  • Cairo
  • Dar Es Salaam
  • Khartoum
  • Nairobi
  • Tunis
  • Johannesburg

Americas

  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Toronto
  • Los Angeles
  • Sao Paulo
  • Washington

Asia

  • Colombo
  • Dhaka
  • Islamabad
  • Kabul
  • Lahore
  • Manila
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Delhi

Australia

  • Auckland
  • Brisbane
  • Perth
  • Sydney

Europe

  • Amsterdam
  • Athens
  • Barcelona
  • Brussels
  • Copenhagen
  • Dublin
  • Frankfurt
  • Geneva
  • Glasgow
  • Larnaca
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Manchester
  • Milan
  • Munich
  • Oslo
  • Paris
  • Prague
  • Rome
  • Stockholm
  • Vienna
  • Zurich

Far East

  • Clark
  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Hong Kong
  • Guangzhou
  • Jakarta
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Manila
  • Osaka
  • Seoul
  • Singapore
  • Taipei
  • Tokyo
  • Bangkok

Indian Ocean Islands

  • Malé
  • Seychelles

Middle East

  • Baghdad
  • Bahrain
  • Basra
  • Beirut
  • Dubai
  • Tehran
  • Kuwait

Flights to below destinations are available from 4 Aug to 15 Aug

  • Kozhikode
  • Kannur
  • Delhi
  • Cochin
  • Trivandrum
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Jaipur
  • Lucknow
  • Amritsar
  • Mumbai
  • Vijayawada
  • Mangalore
  • Varanasi

Other Destinations

  • Bangladesh (Dhaka)
  • Bulgaria (Sofia)
  • Egypt (Cairo, Alexandria)
  • Finland (Helsinki)
  • Georgia (Tbilisi)
  • India (multiple airports)
  • Iran (Lar)
  • Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek)
  • Pakistan (multiple airports)
  • Romania (Bucharest)
  • Serbia (Belgrade)
  • Ukraine (Kyiv)

Schedule for August

  • Dubai to Kyiv (Fri / Sun / Sat)
  • Kyiv to Dubai (Thu / Fri / Sat)

Flights from Abu Dhabi to below destinations are available

  • Kannur
  • Delhi
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Delhi

Flights from Dubai to below destinations are available

  • Goa
  • Hyderabad
  • Chennai
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Lucknow
  • Kolkata
  • Kochi
  • Kannur

Ethiopian Airlines resumed flights to below destinations

  • Accra
  • Abuja
  • Lagos

Please refer below link for entry requirements for all operational flights

https://www.ethiopianairlines.com/aa/travel-updates/updates-on-covid-19(coronavirus)

For more information, please call Omeir Call Centre at 600 511 111