Abu Dhabi: The Common Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Nationwide Emergency Disaster and Disasters Emergency Administration Authority (NCEMA) have introduced the suspension of all inbound flights for nationwide and worldwide carriers coming from the Republic of India.
The journey ban consists of inbound transit passengers with exception of transit flights coming to the UAE and heading to India, the GCAA mentioned in an announcement on Thursday.
The GCAA indicated that it’s required for these coming from India by means of different nations that the interval of keep in these nations isn’t lower than 14 days to be allowed to enter the nation, as of 23:59 on Saturday, April 24, 2021, for 10 days that may be prolonged.
Cargo flights between the 2 nations will proceed, as regular, the assertion added.
The GCAA affirmed that nationals of the UAE and diplomatic missions between the 2 nations, official delegations, businessmen’s planes and golden residence holders are excluded from this determination, offered that they need to take preventive measures that embrace a 10-day quarantine and a PCR take a look at on the airport in addition to one other take a look at on the fourth and eighth days of getting into the nation. In line with the choice, the interval of PCR take a look at is decreased from 72 hours to 48 hours, offered that the assessments issued by accredited laboratories bearing the QR Code are accepted.
This is available in response to the proactive precautionary and preventive well being measures issued by all involved authorities within the nation to restrict the unfold of the COVID pandemic-19, the assertion added.
The GCAA mentioned, “The decision to suspend flights came after studying and evaluating the epidemiological situation in the friendly Republic of India and within the framework of continuous coordination and cooperation with all relevant authorities inside and outside the country that continuously monitor developments in the situation to maintain the security and safety of civil aviation.”
The involved authorities, below the umbrella of the NCEMA, comply with up the worldwide state of affairs to take applicable choices that make sure the continuity of the work system throughout the nation, whereas on the identical time decreasing the chance of the unfold of the pandemic.
The authority known as on all travellers affected by the choice to comply with up and talk with the airways to amend and schedule their flights and to make sure their protected return to their remaining locations with none delay or different obligations.