Greece Lifts COVID Curbs For Travellers Ahead Of Key Summer Season

ATHENS, Greece – Greece lifted COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump. To fly in or out of the country, travellers were previously required to show either a vaccination certificate, … More Greece Lifts COVID Curbs For Travellers Ahead Of Key Summer Season

Saudi Arabia Resumes Visa On Arrival For US, UK, Schengen Valid Visa Holders

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has resumed issuing visas on arrival for holders of valid U.S., U.K. and Schengen visas if they qualify for an e – visa, state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday. The decision which allows any of these visa holders to ger a 12 – month tourist visa upon arrival to … More Saudi Arabia Resumes Visa On Arrival For US, UK, Schengen Valid Visa Holders

Lufthansa To Suspend Flights To Kyiv, Odessa From Monday

PARIS, France – Germany’s Lufthansa group is suspending flights to and from the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv and Odessa, a spokesperson said on Saturday amid growing fears of a possible Russian invasion. The company, which owns Germany’s flagship carrier as well as Eurowings, Swiss, Brussels and Austrian Airlines, will conduct some last flights to those … More Lufthansa To Suspend Flights To Kyiv, Odessa From Monday

UAE To Lift Gradually COVID – Related Restrictions

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates will gradually lift restrictions imposed to check the spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic, as the number of infections and hospitalisations has gone down, the state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. Venues will be allowed to function at maximum capacity by mid – February, it said, citing … More UAE To Lift Gradually COVID – Related Restrictions

Booster Shot Mandate For Saudis Traveling Abroad Comes Into Effect

PARIS, France – A Saudi Arabia mandate requiring booster shots for citizens traveling internationally came into effect on Wednesday. The ministry of interior announced on February 3 that citizens who wish to travel outside the Kingdom from February 9 are required to take a third shot (booster dose) of the COVID – 19 vaccine for … More Booster Shot Mandate For Saudis Traveling Abroad Comes Into Effect

UAE Lifts Travel Ban To 12 African Countries For Vaccinated Citizens

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates announced that it will lift a travel ban to 12 African countries for citizens who are fully vaccinated, state news agency WAM said on Friday. The countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, the Republic of Congo, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Fully vaccinated citizens who had … More UAE Lifts Travel Ban To 12 African Countries For Vaccinated Citizens

Abu Dhabi Says Vaccinated Tourists Need No Booster To Entry

PARIS, France – Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have published new information about the capital’s entry requirements, saying that, unlike residents and citizens, vaccinated tourists do not need to show proof of a booster shot to cross into Abu Dhabi. The tourism – specific changes comes as confusion swirls around entry rules from Abu … More Abu Dhabi Says Vaccinated Tourists Need No Booster To Entry

U.S. Citizens In UAE Warned To Maintain Security Awareness – Embassy Website

DUBAI – The U.S. Embassy and Consultate in the United Arab Emirates advised its citizens in the country to ‘maintain a high level of security awareness’ in a statement on Monday, following reports of a possible missile attack and accompanying missile defence activity over Abu Dhabi earlier in the morning. Such Statement are rare, for … More U.S. Citizens In UAE Warned To Maintain Security Awareness – Embassy Website

Oman Sets COVID – 19 Double Jab Entry Requirement For Visitors

DUBAI – Omani authorities require foreign travellers aged 18 or older to have received at least two COVID – 19 vaccine doses to enter the sultanate, the state news agency reported on Sunday. The sultanate also cancelled a previous decision that suspended entry from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini and Mozambique.