The United Arab Emirates Airlines has announced the resumption of flights with Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport and four other African countries, except Nigeria.
“From January 13, 2022, Emirates will resume passenger services to and from Guinea (CKY), Cote d’Ivoire (ABJ), Ghana (ACC), Uganda (EBB) and Angola (LAD),” said the airline in a statement sighted by AfrikPage.
However, travelers from Ghana, Guinea, and Uganda must present a negative PCR test result conducted within 48 hours before departure. It’s also required to include “a 06‑hours Rapid PCR with a QR code, and a PCR test on arrival in DXB”.
“Test validity is calculated from the time the sample was collected ”, the airline underlines.
Meanwhile, passengers from Angola and Cote d’Ivoire must present a negative PCR test acquired within 72 hours. They must also undergo another PCR test upon arrival in Dubai.
On December 25, 2021, the United Arab Emirates suspended flights to these countries following the emergence of the latest Covid-19 variant, Omicron.
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