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Etihad says: testing and quarantine for returning residents


Etihad Airways announced on Wednesday that it will be operating a special flight from Abu Dhabi to New York to repatriate American residents.

Earlier this week, the national carrier said has opened booking for the UAE residents who are stuck abroad and want to return to the country. The UAE residents can book inbound flights from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow, Manila, Melbourne, Seoul Incheon, Singapore, Tokyo Narita and Toronto.

The national carrier said residents must obtain approval through Twajudi Resident service and hold a valid residence visa in order to be accepted for travel to the UAE.  The carrier said all passengers will undertake thermal and PCR testing on arrival in Abu Dhabi and are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Source: Khaleej Times