Following the partial lifting of international
flight restrictions by the UAE and Indian authorities on travel
for eligible individuals to and from Abu Dhabi to India, Etihad
Airways has unveiled plans to resume a limited number of special
flights to six Indian gateways.
The airline will operate services
from Abu Dhabi to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, and
All eligible passengers travelling from India
to Abu Dhabi must possess the relevant UAE entry approvals set by
the government of Abu Dhabi.
Passengers travelling to India must
adhere to guidelines set by the government of India, and are
advised to arrive at Abu Dhabi Airport a minimum of four hours
prior to departure to undertake mandatory rapid COVID19 testing in
Terminal 1A before check-in.
The following schedule of special
flights is effective 15 to 26 July, and subject to change.
From Abu Dhabi to and from:
Mumbai – Daily
Delhi – 6x weekly
Chennai – 5x
Bengaluru – 5x weekly
Kochi – 2x
Hyderabad – 1x weekly
Before buying a ticket, passengers should check
they have whatever insurance they need, and also verify very
carefully with the relevant authorities for all the latest
required regulations of not only their final destination, but also
the airport they will fly from, return to, and any they may need
to transit in.