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COVID-19: Emirates suspends passenger flights from three more countries in South Asia

By Livemint

Dubai’s flag carrier Emirates has suspended passenger flights from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka until July 15, following the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government’s directives to curb the spread of Covid-19.

As per the airline’s notice, the passengers who have travelled through Bangladesh, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka in the last 14 days will also not be allowed to enter the UAE from any other point.

“UAE Nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas and members of diplomatic missions who comply with updated COVID-19 protocols are exempt and may be accepted for travel,” the statement said on Saturday.

Emirates has suspended all passenger flights from India until 15 July 2021. Furthermore, passengers who have transited through India in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE.

“UAE nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas and members of diplomatic missions who comply with the revised published COVID‑19, are exempt and may be accepted to travel,” the airlines said in a statement.

Customers do not need to call us immediately for rebooking if their flight has been impacted by route suspensions due to COVID‑19 restrictions.

You can simply hold on to your Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with your booking office or us to make new travel plans

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