You may transit through the UAE’s airports subject to rules and restrictions updated as per the latest health situation.
In June 2020, the UAE government opened its airports for connecting flights. According to a safety decision (PDF, 1 MB) issued on 3 June 2020 by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), a flight carrying passengers is not permitted unless the passengers are in transit through the UAE or transfer from the UAE. The passengers must be carried by an air operator approved by GCAA in accordance with public health measures titled ‘Protocol for transit and transfer operations in UAE airports’ endorsed by National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA).
Read more COVID-19 updates relating to the UAE’s aviation industry and personnel.
Check up-to-date flight restrictions around the world via the website of IATA Travel Centre.
Follow the Self-Quarantine Guidelines after arriving into the UAE (NCEMA).
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