Emirates To Resume Flights From Nigeria, India and other countries

The United Arab Emirates airline, Emirates has announced the resumption of flights from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda on August 5, 2021. 

Passengers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, South Africa, Vietnam and Zambia will be allowed to transit through the United Arab Emirates. All the transiting passengers must provide a covid-19 PCR test certificate that is 72 hours valid. 

The Emirates airline flight that is starting on August 5, 2021, is for passengers in a category announced by the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) and General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Tuesday. 

The categories of passengers eligible to travel are passengers with residency visas and must have received the two doses of vaccine in the UAE, and that 14 days passed since receiving the second dose as well as having vaccination certificates approved by official authorities in the country.

Other categories are medical personnel, educational sector workers, students, people who deserve humanitarian consideration with a valid residency visa, workers in federal and local government authorities, and cases of those completing treatment in the country.

All the passengers in the above categories must get approval from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship. To get the approval, the passengers must apply on the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship website.

Passengers are required to present a negative PCR test that is valid for 48 hours. The covid-19 certificate must have a QR Code. 

Those that are required to take the vaccine, for instance, passengers with a residency visa, must present the vaccination certificate. 

Covid-19 Test Centers In Nigeria

Your covid-19 test certificate must be from an accredited laboratory and must have a QR Code embedded in it. You can contact us for assistance on where to do a covid-19 test in Nigeria

Cost Of Flight To The United Arab Emirates (Dubai)

There is no specific amount for the cost of a flight from Nigeria to Dubai. The cost of flight tickets fluctuates. If you have a travel date, you can contact us to book a flight for you. 


Passengers must have a valid visa. Unfortunately, the United Arab Emirates will not renew a passenger’s visa that was cancelled because of the flight suspension. 

We can get 14 days, 30 day and 90 days visas for you at an affordable price. 

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