A new decision regarding the travel ban to many European, Asian and Arab countries
Emirates Airlines suspends flights between Dubai and Italy and conducts a thermal survey of travelers to America:
Emirates Airlines has taken security measures to limit the spread of the Corona virus, as it has
1- By suspending its flights between Dubai and Italy from yesterday, and it will operate its last trip to that country on March 15th, and the carrier will cooperate with the relevant authorities to monitor the latest developments of the "Covid-19" epidemic.
2- Conducting a thermal survey of passengers from Dubai International Airport to all destinations in the United States of America.
3- Installing thermal wipers at the departure gates of these flights, and the passengers of the flight, "EK 231" to Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, were subject to these procedures.
And any further tests are conducted for anyone showing symptoms of high temperature, and all those coming to Dubai are also subject to thermal survey when crossing customs, as part of its comprehensive efforts to deal with the latest developments in the spread of the "Coffid-19" epidemic across the world.
It is worth noting that Emirates Airlines coordinates its steps and cooperates with the health and regulatory authorities in the Emirates, including the Dubai Health Authority. It also deals in accordance with the standards of local and international guidelines and directives on the epidemic, and is working to gradually conduct a thermal survey on all its flights departing from Dubai to ensure the health and safety of travelers.
Emirates Airlines is advised to adhere to the general recommendations and to arrive at the airport 3 hours before the flight departure time, to ensure the smooth completion of travel and immigration procedures.
Saudi Arabia suspends travel and air flights to several countries:
On the other hand, Saudi Arabia decided to temporarily suspend the travel of Saudis and residents, and to suspend flights to each of the (Swiss Confederation, European Union countries, the Republic of India, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of the Philippines, the Social Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, the Republic of the Philippines, the State of Eritrea, and the Republic of Kenya, And the Republic of Djibouti, the Federal Republic of Somalia and the Republic of Sudan), in accordance with the preventive and precautionary measures recommended by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, as part of its determined efforts to control the Corona virus (Covid-19), and to prevent its entry and spread . As well as suspending the entry of those coming from those countries, or the entry of those who were in it during the 14 days prior to his arrival.
According to what was published in the Emirates newspaper today, it was also decided to suspend the movement of travelers through all land ports with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, while continuing to allow commercial and shipping traffic, and the passage of humanitarian and exceptional cases.
The decision gives a 72-hour deadline for Saudis and those with valid residency for citizens of those countries to return to the Kingdom, before the travel suspension decision comes into effect.
However, the decision excluded health practitioners working in the Kingdom from citizens of the countries of the Philippines and India, and evacuation, shipping and trade trips, while taking the necessary and necessary precautions, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The decision indicated that the Ministries of Interior and Health are coordinating to deal with humanitarian and exceptional cases, without prejudice to the necessary precautionary and preventive measures.