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UAE may increase the ban on flights coming from India, many flights have been canceled

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UAE India Flights Update: Sources are claiming that the ban on flights coming from four countries including India may extend till August 31. These include India, from where the incoming flights are suspended till 7 August.

Highlights

  • UAE may increase the ban on flights
  • It may be difficult to go from India to UAE
  • Travel ban may extend till August 31

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The UAE government may further extend the ban on flights coming from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Etihad said in a statement that following recent directives from the UAE government, passenger travel from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been suspended till August 7, 2021. The airline of Abu Dhabi said on its website that in view of the situation, this date can also be extended as per government orders.

Travel ban may extend till August 31
At the same time, a news is being spread on social media in the name of Gulf News that the ban imposed on travel can be extended till December 31. On Monday, Gulf News rubbished the claims, saying the travel restrictions are in place till August 7 and not December 31. Travel industry sources said the ban could extend till August 31 as some flights scheduled between August 7 and August 12 have already been cancelled.

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Who will get the exemption of entry in UAE
United Arab Emirates citizens, diplomatic missions, official delegations and holders of Golden Visa are exempted from entering the UAE. Etihad, which operates commercial flights to the four countries, said there would be no impact on cargo flights from either side. The airline said that passengers are constantly being updated about changes in travel plans.

migrant workers stranded in india
Workers stranded in India who want to go to UAE are also paying a big price. Indian expatriates going from India to UAE have to pay 4000 dihram to 6000 dihram as alternate travel arrangement as direct flights from India to UAE are suspended. Travel agencies are offering packages ranging from flight tickets to hotel quarantine periods of 15 days.

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