Airlines Will Now Require All Passengers Travelling To The UK And The EU To Provide A Negative COVID Test


Airline’s have stated that passengers travelling to the UK or any of the European Union countries on or after August 1 from UAE will require a mandatory COVID-19 PCR test before you fly.

The results should be printed and a hard copy should be available to present whenever asked, a digital version of the result will not be accepted

Children under the age of 12 and people of determination will not need a COVID-19 PCR test.

Passengers flying to UAE will need a hard copy of the negative COVID-19 PCR test report. If there are approved health facilities in their country’s, test results must be issued by them only. Test results from any other clinic apart from the approved ones will not be accepted.

Passengers should make sure to travel within 96 hours of conducting the COVID-19 PCR test

“All passengers travelling from Dubai to UK or Europe (and other mandated destinations) will be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test no more than 96 hours before departure and present the test result certificate at check-in. Dubai residents do not need Dubai government approval to leave Dubai. But you must have approval to return.”

For more information on travel guidelines from Emirates Airline, click here

“From 1 August, if you are travelling from Abu Dhabi to a European Union destination or the United Kingdom, you will require a mandatory COVID-19 PCR test before you fly. Remember to check travel regulations before you fly, other destinations may also require testing.

You must print your test results and keep them with you on your trip – you’ll need to present them at the airport. Children under 12 and people with determination are exempt from COVID-19 PCR testing. You must print your test results and keep them with you throughout your trip.”

For more information on travel guidelines from Etihad Airline, click here


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