Kuwait to resume commercial flights with India and other countries

Kuwait had banned commercial flights from several countries that includes India amidst the surge in covid cases

The news agency Reuters had reported that a cabinet statement on Wednesday said that Kuwait will be resuming its commercial flights with India, Egypt and other countries, while observing the COVID-19 measures and guidelines set by a ministerial committee.

 

Kuwait had also resumed flights with countries, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Kuwait had banned commercial flights from several countries that includes India on the advice of health authorities amidst the surge in covid cases. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), earlier this month had lifted restrictions on entry of passengers from India and five other countries from 5 August.

 

International flights were suspended on 22 April from India to Dubai when the second wave of contagious Covid-19 infection was enraging across the country. However, transportation of passengers from the gulf state to India was allowed.

 

UAE airline Etihad Airways has updated travel arders and has decided to issue visas on arrival for passengers from 70 countries.

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