Etihad Airways Likely To Resume Flights From India, Pakistan

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Etihad Airways Likely To Resume Flights From India, Pakistan

UAE’s national carrier Etihad Airways had earlier extended the ban on travellers from four countries. However, in a recent update, Etihad Airways announced that it is ‘working’ to resume flights from India and Pakistan. This also means that UAE residents stranded in these two countries might soon be able to fly back home. Read on to know more.

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From Which Countries Is Etihad Likely To Resume Flights?

Etihad Airways in a recent update said they are working to resume flights from India and Pakistan.  A travel update issued on the airline’s website said:

Flights from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were previously cancelled until 15 August, in line with prior UAE Government guidelines. As some restrictions will ease from August 5, we are working to resume flights as soon as possible for eligible guests to travel to the UAE and for transit.

In addition, Etihad also added that they are working on resuming cancelled flights from Bangladesh, for transit passengers only.

What Are The Rules For Etihad Passengers Returning To The UAE?

As for the rules, the airline added that all passengers must have received the second vaccine dose at least 14 days prior to travel. Besides, all travellers must submit a vaccination certificate prior to boarding.

Travellers impacted by the cancellations are being notified directly, and more information is available on, or through the mobile app. Those who have purchased their tickets through a travel agent are advised to contact their agent for assistance.

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