In a statement on Tuesday, MEA stressed that passengers from Beirut to Dubai must each hold a negative PCR test done within the last 72 hours prior to the departure date.
In addition to that, travelers must have the QR Code on the test result.
The same requirements will apply to travelers from Beirut to Abu Dhabi starting Friday, May 14th, and they come in line with the decision of the United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Authorities, MEA stated.
“These procedures will be checked by Middle East Airlines prior to departure and by Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airport authorities upon arrival.”
In its latest measures against coronavirus (COVID-19), the UAE announced on Monday that it would suspend flights from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, a month after suspending flights from India.
Lebanon has also banned flights from India, as well as Brazil, in an effort to contain the outbreak. The epidemiological situation in Lebanon has been improving as the daily infection numbers are declining, 302 being the number of new cases registered on Monday.
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