The UAE’s guidelines for travel are 2 COVID-19 tests, one taken prior to departure and one upon arrival. Dubai International Airport provide all arriving passengers a complimentary PCR tests with the result being released in a span of 24 hours.
From the tests that have been done at the airport, 0.7% of arriving passengers, tested positive for COVID-19
Taking a COVID-19 test prior to travelling did not apply to every traveller, however one must be taken when arriving to the UAE. The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GCAA) stated that testing centres are working with the highest global standards and penalties will be imposed if quality is compromised.
More than 2.7 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted since travel operations in the UAE resumed
The General Civil Aviation Authority also launched the first mobile center, in the world, for civil aviation medical services
The weekly COVID-19 briefing took place today, releasing some new information on vaccination progresses, quarantine guidelines and taking COVID-19 tests upon arriving to the country.
Islamil Mohammed Al Balooshi, Official Spokesperson of UAE Aviation Sector, said that over 70% of frontline workers in the aviation sector received the vaccination.
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