Emirates has announced repatriation flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram, from August 20 to August 31, 2020.

The Dubai-based carrier will operate flights to India on the following dates:

  • Bengaluru: August 21, 23, 25, 28, and 30
  • Kochi: August 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 and 31
  • Delhi: daily flights until August 31
  • Mumbai: daily flights until August 31
  • Thiruvananthapuram: August 26

Flights from Kochi to Dubai will operate on August 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 and September 1, and flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai will operate on August 27.

On flights from Dubai, only Indian citizens stranded in the UAE will be allowed to fly to the five Indian destinations.

Flights from India to Dubai is available for UAE nationals and residents with prior entry approval from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) for residents of Dubai and ICA approval for residents of other emirates of the UAE, and whose final destination is the UAE.

A Covid-19 PCR test is mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving in the UAE.

The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER will be deployed on the India-Dubai sector. Flights can be booked on the airline’s website or via travel agents.