UAE travel: Unvaccinated passengers to quarantine for 10 days, says Etihad

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Abu Dhabi - This new rule came into effect from Sunday, August 15.


Waheed Abbas

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Published: Mon 16 Aug 2021, 2:37 AM

Etihad Airways has said that passengers who are not vaccinated against the Covid-19 coronavirus will have to be in quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival in Abu Dhabi.

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This new rule came into effect from Sunday, August 15, the Abu Dhabi-based carrier said in an update on its website.

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However, those passengers who are coming from a green-list country are not required to be in quarantine upon arrival in the UAE capital.

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Below is the list of ‘Green List’ countries issued by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) on July 31:

>> Albania

>> Armenia

>> Australia

>> Austria

>> Bahrain

>> Belgium

>> Brunei

>> Bulgaria

>> Canada

>> China

>> Czech Republic

>> Germany

>> Hong Kong

>> Hungary

>> Israel

>> Italy

>> Maldives

>> Mauritius

>> Moldova

>> New Zealand

>> Poland

>> Romania

>> Saudi Arabia

>> Serbia

>> Seychelles

>> Singapore

>> South Korea

>> Switzerland

>> Taiwan

>> Ukraine

>> United States of America

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