TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

 DUBAI – Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, poses a direct challenge to the mass … More TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Temporarily Suspends International Flights

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended all international passenger flights for citizens and residents over fears about the fast – spreading new variant of the coronavirus. The Saudi Interior Ministry said that the one – week flight ban may be extended ‘until medical information about the nature of this virus becomes clear’. The … More TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Temporarily Suspends International Flights

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi airline has resumed international flights to 20 destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe, after seven months of travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Kingdom’s flag carrier said permitted travelers could now fly to Amman, Dubai, Tunis, Cairo, Alexandria, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, … More TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

LONDON – British transport minister Grant Shapps said he will make an announcement later on Wednesday regarding COVID-19 testing at airports which could lead to the U.K.’s 14-day quarantine period for travellers being shortened. ‘I will be making the announcement later today to parliament but it involves a task force. So looking at the systems … More TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

Bahamas authorities will soon lift a 14-day quarantine restriction for visitors if they can continuously prove that they are negative for the coronavirus amid the global pandemic. Starting Nov.1, tourists and returning residents will no longer need to isolate for two weeks upon arrival if they can present proof of a negative PCR test within … More TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

MADRID | SPAIN – Madrid and nine satellite towns will come under new lockdown restrictions by decree within hours, a regional government source said on Friday, as the Spanish capital faces the worst COVID-19 infection rate from Europe’s second wave. The conservative-led Madrid area authority is reluctantly complying with an order from the Socialist-led central … More TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has released its updated traveler’s guide, which accommodates the ongoing pandemic after approving international travel for some exceptional cases. The new regulations entail that non – Saudis who are entering the Kingdom must provide a medical report of their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test and its negative results, … More TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

TRAVEL | International Arrivals To Abu Dhabi Must Wear Covid-19 Tracking Device

ABU DHABI – International passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi airport will now have to wear a tracking device while they complete a mandatory 14-day home quarantine due to COVID-19, according to state-owned Eithad Airways. Daily infections in the United Arab Emirates rose this month to their highest since the outbreak started, which officials have largely … More TRAVEL | International Arrivals To Abu Dhabi Must Wear Covid-19 Tracking Device

TRAVEL ALERT | Oman To Restart International Flights On Oct.1

Oman will restart international flight on Oct.1, state news agency ONA said on Twitter, after they were suspended in March as part of coronavirus precautions. ‘Flights will be scheduled according to health data for specific destinations and according to bilateral agreements with other airlines’, ONA said. The Gulf state has reported 87,328 coronavirus infections, 82,805 … More TRAVEL ALERT | Oman To Restart International Flights On Oct.1

TRAVEL | U.K. Travel Ban: 16 Quarantine – Free Countries For Arrivals And Departures

Whilst the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) says that nationals are allowed to travel to 67 destinations and won’t have to self-isolate when returning from 66 of them, there are currently only 16 countries without and travel restrictions of any kind for arriving or returning passengers. For example, the FCO says that Canada is … More TRAVEL | U.K. Travel Ban: 16 Quarantine – Free Countries For Arrivals And Departures