Good news for UAE-bound travellers
February 22, 2022 02:56 PM
Passengers travelling to the United Arab Emirates from all over the world including Pakistan will no longer need to get an RT-PCR test done at airports six hours before departure, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.
As per the latest guidelines, the UAE has waived off Rapid RT-PCR done at airports before travelling to Dubai.
Dubai Airport has issued new travel guidelines for international arriving passengers from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. As per the latest guidelines, the UAE has waived off Rapid RT-PCR.
Henceforth all international flyers to Dubai will need a negative RT-PCR test done 48-hours before boarding the flight. Also, a PCR test will be conducted on arrival at the Dubai International Airport and the travellers will have to self-quarantine till the results are declared.
Passengers tested negative can continue their travel plans while passengers tested positive will undergo quarantine and treatment as laid down by Dubai authorities.
For transit passengers, the norms governing the final entry point will be valid.