Emirates resumes flights from Uganda. Passengers will be allowed to travel from January 8.
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Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced it will resume flights to and from the Republic of Uganda (Entebbe), effective from January 8.
Emirates said in a travel update posted on its website: Customers travelling to Dubai and transiting in Uganda will also be allowed to travel.
Earlier, Travellers from Uganda, along with a host of other countries, have been barred from entering Dubai since December 28, as part of efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19.Other carriers - like Uganda Airlines - have also halted their flights to the UAE.
Passengers travelling to transiting through Dubai should meet the following requirements:
- Provide a valid negative Covid‑19 PCR test certificate with a QR code for a test conducted at an
approved facility within 48 hours of departure. Validity must be calculated from the time the
sample was collected.
- Provide a valid negative Covid‑19 rapid or real-time PCR test certificate with a QR code for a test
conducted at the departure airport within six hours of departure.
- Undergo a Covid-19 PCR test on arrival and must remain in self‑quarantine until they receive the