For flights to and from Abu Dhabi, we organized the information after observing, with all the interest and attention you can imagine, the context and trends not only from national airlines and local authorities, but also considering the rest of the world, what is happening and the latest news flow.
On the first page of Abu Dhabi Flights we present a method of organizing the trip, simple but not obvious, with all the official sources to consult before any planning.
In the following pages you will find information prior to the pandemic, which can however be useful for having the general context.
How to plan your flights during pandemic times
Traveling during pandemic times can be more complicated than usual, everywhere in the world: information changes from one moment to the next and updates are very quick. But we now, for sure, that we will travel in a totally new way and therefore we will have to adapt our travel routines.
We will need to update our old check-list: the list of all the things we are planning to carry with us for the trip has to include new “accessories” we couldn’t even imagine some months ago.
In some cases, we would need to bring some new papers also.
It can be useful setting up a “map”, including all the countries in our trip, from the departure to the arrival and back.
Our complete map shall include the countries of: departure, transit, if any, destination/s, return.
For each country in the map, it is needed to get information especially with regards to:
– entry, transit, stay and return rules (can be very different from country to country;
– any restrictions in force (such as the “curfew” hours);
– any quarantine obligations and procedures.
Abu Dhabi flights: how to stay tuned with official sources of information
In order to save time and energy, instead of wandering around the thousand-and-one pieces of information on Internet, you should always follow the updates from official sources, and in this post we tried to collect some useful links to support your “map” and your new travel routines, such as: airlines and airports in the United Arab Emirates websites, where you can find updated sections, and institutional sources, local and international, to travel to and from Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi airport
has recently issued some important instructions for passengers:
- Passengers are required to arrive at the airport 4 hours before departure , wearing mask and gloves.
- When traveling to and from Abu Dhabi International Airport, it is recommended to take into consideration possible restrictions in place.
- Access to the terminals is allowed only to travelers with confirmed air ticket .
- Inside the airport it is recommended to always observe the social distancing.
- Passengers are subjected to temperature control and, if requested by the country of destination, to a test for COVID-19.
- The metal detector checks are carried out in such a way as to exclude any form of physical contact. Trays are disinfected before and after use.
See updates on safety measures from Abu Dhabi AirportIn the official video of Abu Dhabi Airports, you can see some measures applied for the safety
To stay tuned with instructions and updates about flights and procedures regarding travels inside and outside UAE, always follow advice and news from your embassy in UAE, visiting frequently their websites and social channels, or refer to the official websites of UAE authorities, included those of the UAE international airports.
Latest updates on flights, cancellations, refunds and recommendations about traveling during the pandemic, can be found on the websites of the UAE airlines:
IATA is the International Air Travel Association representing 290 airlines worldwide, accounting for 82% of total air traffic. The association has the mission of " promoting safe, reliable, secure and economical air services - for the benefit of the world's consumers for the benefit of humanity, promoting air trade and studying related problems".
Latest news from IATA The interactive map shows an overview of the restrictions applied worldwide. To get details on the measures applied in a specific country, just click it on the map.
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