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Mangaluru airport’s rapid rt-pcr test gets approval from UAE flights to Dubai from Wednesday.

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MANGALURU 18 August 2021 : With the UAE Civil Aviation Authority giving nod of approval for the Speedy RT-PCR take a look at performed on the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA), expats can heave a sigh of aid as low price service Air India Express can be commencing its first flight (extra) to Dubai by way of Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
This would be the first flight to depart from MIA to Dubai virtually after 4 months of UAE authorities banning flights from India.
Though the UAE permitted expats to fly from India from August 5, airways couldn’t function from MIA since speedy RT-PCR take a look at, one of many chief necessities for vacationers to enter UAE, was not obtainable right here. The speedy RT-PCR facility began on Monday and the UAE’s approval of the take a look at was obtained by airways on Tuesday.
Airline sources stated Air India Express’ Wednesday flight to Dubai was deliberate in haste and they might be fortunate to fly out with even half the numbers because the passengers could be laborious pressed to get RT-PCR take a look at outcomes by the point flight departs 2.45pm from MIA. Also, being an extra flight, it’s a one-stop flight by way of Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) which can take 6.15 hours to achieve Dubai.
“Those expats that know of this flight might be able to make it as the test has to be taken on Tuesday morning to get the results by evening,” stated an airline official.
On Thursday, Air India Express has a scheduled flight to Abu Dhabi at 3.50pm.
Meanwhile, different airways like Indigo and Spicejet have opened up bookings from August 20 to Sharjah and Dubai. The fares vary from a minimal of Rs 19,000 for early bookings to Rs 35,000 to Rs 45,000 for late comers.
Only Indigo bookings present locations as Sharjah, which can assist expats having resident visas apart from Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

 

(Source:  The Greater india)

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