Travel News: Indians With Valid Visa Allowed To Travel To UAE. Flights to Resume From August 16th
Indian nationals with a valid visa to The UAE can start traveling again. Flight bookings from UAE to 18 Destinations in India from August 16 to 31 is expected to begin from today.
Pavan Kapoor, The Indian Ambassador to The UAE announced that Indian Nationals holding any type of visa to travel to UAE can do so now.
Kapoor took to twitter to share the news
“Very pleased to see the @MoCA_GoI notification this evening as per which both Indian & UAE airlines can now carry any Indian national holding any type of valid UAE visa from India to UAE! @IndembAbuDhabi @cgidubai @MoFAICUAE,” Kapoor tweeted.
Flights between India and UAE were paused since March due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Bookings for flights from UAE to 18 select destinations in India for travel dates ranging from 16th to the 31st of August will open on 11th August, Tuesday, 10 AM onwards.
Until the announcement only residency holders were allowed to fly to India on flights that were operated under the Vande Bharat Mission, a repatriation program for resident Indians to travel back to the country due to the pandemic.