Emirates Says Suspended Flights Between India, Pakistan, Bangladesh And Sri Lanka Will Be Extended
Emirates announced on Wednesday that flights between India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will remain suspended until August 7, 2021.
This also means that passengers who have connected through India, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the last two weeks won’t be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE.
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Who is exempt from this?
Those who are exempt from the latest extended delay are UAE Nationals, holders of the UAE golden visas, and members of diplomatic missions who comply with the updated COVID-19 protocols.
If you or someone you know have flights that have been cancelled or impacted due to the route suspensions, Emirates asks that you hold on to your tickets and when flights resume, you can get in touch with the airline to change the booking.
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