Emirates has distributed a notification to its agent partners confirming repatriation flight meeting points and times in a handy template that the airline encourages agents to attach to their clients’ travel documentation. Passengers are required to do as follows:
COVID-19 test certificate
All passengers arriving in Dubai from any destination, including those connecting in Dubai, must have a negative COVID-19 test certificate before being allowed to board the flight. The test must be taken a maximum of 96 hours before departure. This excludes children under the age of 12 and passengers who have a moderate to severe disability.
Normal baggage allowances apply – economy class two x 23kg pieces and business class two x 32kg pieces. Excess baggage and cabin baggage will not be allowed. Exceptions are permittedf for laptops, handbags, briefcases and baby items.
For more information on required travel documentation to be presented to airport staff, please visit www.emirates.com or contact the call centre on 0861 364 728.
Travel health questionnaires are to be completed and presented to the Port Health Authorities.
Ground transport for movement to the airport
As per regulations, all passengers must meet at an assembly point to be transferred to the airport.
Face masks are mandatory.
Bus transfers have been arranged from the Hilton Sandton – 138 Rivonia Road, Sandton.
Meeting time from 11h00. First bus departures from 13h30.