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Coronavirus test, self-isolation for all passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi airport

Web report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on May 15, 2020 | Last updated on May 15, 2020 at 12.53 am
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(Abu Dhabi Media Office Twitter)


(Abu Dhabi Media Office Twitter)

Arrival and departure measures for flights operated by Etihad and other carriers in place until May 31.

Abu Dhabi Airports has announced that all passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport will have to undergo a Covid-19 test and self-isolate for 14 days.

This is as part of new arrival and departure gate measures for passengers travelling through Abu Dhabi on special flights operating until May 31 by Etihad and other partner carriers.

Passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport will undergo a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test for Covid-19, and will be required to self-isolate for 14 days and follow all Department of Health guidelines in regard to the coronavirus.

In addition to passing through state-of-the-art SterixGates, travellers will be required to adhere to a range of precautionary measures and undergo various forms of thermal screening and testing.

Depending on the destination to which the passenger is travelling, they may be directed to Terminal 1, where a Covid-19 rapid antibody test will be conducted by a qualified health professional.


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