UAE Residents Stranded Overseas Can Book Flights To Return To The UAE
Updated on 10 May 2020

Abu Dhabi based airline Etihad and Dubai based Emirates, have announced a limited number of one way flights from various cities around the world, to bring back residents currently abroad and wanting to return to the UAE.

Etihad, along wth Dubai based Emirates, have been operating repatriation flights from the UAE for those stranded here, however both airlines will also now operate special inbound flights from selected number of cities which started on 9 May.  

The flights are only available to passengers with valid UAE residence visa and who have successfully received pre approval to fly from Twajudi Resident Service.

Upon arrival in the UAE, residents will under go medical tests and will isolate for 14 days.   

Etihad has currently announced 12 cities where it will fly residents back to Abu Dhabi from between now and the end of May, and Emirates has also confirmed a number of cities including London and Frankfurt.   

The current routes and dates of flights to Abu Dhabi operated by Etihad includes: 

Amsterdam to Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 12 May, Friday 15 May, Wednesday 20 May, Friday 22 May, Wednesday 27 May and Friday 29 May

Barcelona to Abu Dhabi on Thursday 14 May, Sunday 17 May, Sunday 24 May and Sunday 31 May 

Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi on Sunday 17 May, Sunday 24 May and Sunday 31 May   

Jakarta to Abu Dhabi on Friday 15 May and Friday 29 May  

Kuala Lumpur to Abu Dhabi on Saturday 23 May and Saturday 30 May

London to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 13 May, Saturday 16 May, Wednesday 20 May, Saturday 23 May, Wednesday 27 May and Saturday 30 May.

Manila to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 13 May, Friday 15 May, Saturday 16 May, Wednesday 20 May, Friday 22 May, Saturday 23 May, Wednesday 27 May, Friday 29 May and Saturday 30 May

Melbourne to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 13 May, Wednesday 20 May and Wednesday 27 

Seoul to Abu Dhabi on Friday 22 May and Friday 29 May

Singapore to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 20 May and Wednesday 27 May

Tokyo to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 20 May and Wednesday 27 May

Toronto to Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 12 May

To Dubai with Emirates, some routes and dates of flights includes:

Frankfurt to Dubai on Monday 11 May, Wednesday 13 May, Saturday 16 May, Monday 18 May, Wednesday 20 May, Saturday 23 May, Monday 25 May, Wednesday 27 May and Saturday 30 May.   

London to Dubai on Sunday 10 May, Tuesday 12 May, Thursday 14 May, Sunday 17 May, Tuesday 19 May, Thursday 21 May, Sunday 24 May, Tuesday 26 May, Thursday 28 May and Sunday 31 May.

More details for Dubai bound flights can be found by visiting the essential travel page on Emirates website where routes and cities are updated regularly.


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