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UAE suspends flights to four countries in response to COVID-19

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UAE suspends flights to four countries in response to COVID-19
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The UAE suspends flights to four countries include Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Nigeria due to COVID-19 fears. NCEMA and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have declared the suspension of all inbound flights from Saturday, December 25 for national and international carriers and transit.

Travelers who have been in the four nations for at least 14 days before to their arrival in the United Arab Emirates are also barred from entering the country.

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Passengers who had been in the four nations for at least 14 days before to arriving in the United Arab Emirates will be barred from entering the country, but flights will continue to convey passengers to and from the United Arab Emirates.

Travel to these nations is now prohibited for nationals of the Gulf state’s territory.

UAE nationals, first-degree relatives, diplomatic missions and official delegations between the UAE and these countries, as well as holders of the UAE’s Golden residency, are not affected by this decision, according to the UAE.

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Direct flights from Uganda and Ghana have also necessitated the introduction of new UAE travel rules.

In order to board a plane, passengers must show a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours and undergo a Rapid-PCR test within six hours of departure.

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