UAE revises COVID-19 protocols for private jets

UAE revises COVID-19 protocols for private jets

UAE revises COVID-19 protocols for private jets

Travel protocols for private jet users have been revised by the UAE civil aviation authorities, a National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) spokesperson said Tuesday.

With immediate effect, all inbound passengers on business jets, including business travellers, residents and tourists must register their arrival on the ‘Arrivals Registration’ service with the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security (ICA).

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All passengers must present a copy of their approved vaccination certificates at the port of departure.All passengers must carry a negative PCR test, containing a QR code. The test should be taken at least 48 hours before departure.

Passengers must take a second PCR test six hours before departure. A third PCR test will be carried out upon arrival.

All travellers must also undergo PCR tests on the fourth and eighth day after their arrival.The protocols limiting the number of passengers on business jets have been abolished, said the official.