UAE extends suspension for travellers from India

Abu Dhabi: The General Authority of Civil Aviation and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority announced on Tuesday that the suspension of entry for travellers from India would be extended.

This suspension applies to travellers from India on all flights on national and foreign carriers, as well as for transit passengers coming from India, with the exception of transit flights travelling to the UAE and bound for India. The decision also includes extending the suspension of entry for travellers who were in India in the 14-day period prior to arrival in the UAE.

India's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.

The cases are expected to peak according to a report given by mathematical experts advising the authorities.