Emirates issues travel advisory for passengers. Some countries in Europe and Asia suspend travel from Southern African countries amid new Covid-19 variant concerns.
30 November 2021, 12:00 AM
31 December 2021, 12:00 AM
Dubai-based carrier Emirates airline has issued fresh travel updates as some countries around the world suspend travel from southern African nations due to concerns related to the new Covid-19 variant.
The airline posted two travel updates for passengers on its website.
---related to restrictions introduced by Singapore:
- Singapore will not allow entry or transit/transfer to passengers who have a travel history (including
transit) within the last 14 days before departure for Singapore from the following countries:
- Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
- Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents are exempt'
Passengers arriving in England from 4am, November 28, will be required to book and pay for a government approved hotel quarantine facility for 10 days.
Passengers who have been in these countries within the last 10 days and are arriving between midday November 26 and November 28 (4am), must quarantine at home for 10 days and should take NHS PCR tests on day 2 and day 8, even if they already have a lateral flow test booking.
Passengers arriving in Scotland from November 27 (4am) will be required to book and pay for a government approved hotel quarantine facility for 10 days.