A spokesman for "Etihad Airways" said: "The carrier is working closely with the UAE government and international aviation authorities to operate return flights for residents and citizens to the UAE from 14 destinations.
Etihad Airways has confirmed that it has started operating one-way flights to 14 destinations, including: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London, Manila, Melbourne, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto, Chicago and New York, to help citizens The state and residents to return to the Emirates, at a time when the available round trips available at the moment until May 31 include 16 destinations.
A spokesman for "Etihad Airways": "The carrier is working closely with the UAE government and international aviation authorities, to resume flights gradually as soon as conditions permit."
The spokesman stated that, "Before the reservation, the traveler must apply for the approval of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, through (my presence) service for residents of the UAE."
He continued, “If it is agreed to process the request, the traveler will receive his own approval number from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, which he will have to provide to (Etihad Airways) agents to book a flight to return to the Emirates.”
He stressed that travel will be allowed only for travelers who hold a valid residence in the UAE, and who have the approval number issued by the authority.
He noted that an epidemiological test and thermal scan will be conducted upon arrival in Abu Dhabi, and passengers will be required to self-isolate upon arrival for a period of 14 days.
The spokesman indicated that if the flight time to the airport coincides with the curfew hours in the country, he will be required to present a reservation confirmation or a travel ticket. The spokesman said that outbound flights are currently available until May 31