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Updated 23 November 2022

The UAE has opened up international travel from India following the previously imposed travel ban.

Flights are operating between the two nations and Indians travelling to the UAE can now book their seats.

India to UAE latest flight news

Before booking your flight and hotel, here’s everything you should know about the current flight news and updated travel restrictions for UAE-India travel. According to the latest rules, it is mandatory that passengers travelling from India to the UAE have their passports written with their first names and last names. Otherwise, they will be considered INAD (Inadmissible passengers) by immigration. The new rule only applies to those who travel on a tourist or visit visa, not a residence or employment visa.

Please note that prices and schedules are accurate at the time of writing. 

India to UAE flights

Air India

Air India operates regularly scheduled flights from major Indian cities to Dubai.

  • Delhi to Dubai – up to 3 direct flights and some connecting flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 20,574
  • Mumbai to Dubai – up to 3 direct flights and some connecting flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 17,103

Air India also has regular flights to Abu Dhabi.

  • Chennai to Abu Dhabi – up to 8 connecting flight available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 19,724
  • Delhi to Abu Dhabi – up to 10 connecting flight available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 19,524

If you wish to change any of the details of your booking e.g. date and time, you must inform Airindia of your changes prior to the scheduled time of departure of your flight to avoid any no show charges if applicable. Changes to your booking may incur a rebooking fee depending on the applicable fare rule.

If you want to cancel your booking and get a refund, no charges will be applicable.

For more details, click here.

Find out more details on Air India refund and cancellation policies.

India to Dubai flights

Emirates

Emirates operates regularly scheduled flights from major Indian cities to Dubai.

  • Delhi to Dubai – up to 4 direct flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 25,355
  • Mumbai to Dubai – upto 5 daily flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 24,273
  • Chennai to Dubai– up to 3 daily flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 52,397

If you want to change the flight booking, call Emirates if you booked directly, or your travel agent.

If you want a refund, apply here.

Find out more details on Emirates refund and cancellation policies.

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India to Abu Dhabi flights

Etihad

Etihad operates regularly scheduled flights from major Indian cities to Abu Dhabi.

  • Mumbai to Abu Dhabi – up to 2 direct flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 31,387
  • Chennai to Abu Dhabi – up to 1 direct flight available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 62,626
  • Delhi to Abu Dhabi – up to 2 direct flights available 7 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 33,809

If you have changed your travel plans, request a refund here.

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India to Ras Al Khaimah flights

Indigo

Indigo had recently announced its newest direct flight from Mumbai, India to Ras Al Khaimah, which is the 100th destination of the Indian based air carrier.

  • Mumbai to Ras Al Khaimah- one direct flight on all days of the week. Ticket prices starting from INR 15,112
  • Delhi to Ras Al Khaimah- Multiple connecting flights on all days of the week. Ticket prices starting from INR 16,818
  • Chennai to to Ras Al Khaimah- Multiple connecting flights on all days of the week. Ticket prices starting from INR 17,019

If you have changed your travel plans, request a refund here.

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UAE travel restrictions for Indian travellers

Please note that all UAE residents from India can now travel to Dubai without ICA and GDRFA approval.

Testing requirements

All passengers travelling to Dubai are no longer required to present a COVID‑19 vaccination certificate or perform PCR tests.

Quarantine requirements

All those who test positive for COVID-19 during their stay in the UAE must isolate themselves and follow standard protocol. All costs for quarantining and medical assistance regardless of the facility or accommodation will be at the cost of the individual. Travellers are strongly advised to have a travel insurance policy with international coverage that includes COVID-19 before travelling to any destination

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