September 28, 2021
Scotland removes Dubai from quarantine-free listing

Scotland removes Dubai from quarantine-free listing

Dubai has been faraway from the secure journey listing by the Scottish authorities.

Authorities mentioned the transfer was as a result of an increase within the variety of returning passengers testing constructive with Covid-19.

The United Arab Emirates’ tourism capital, nevertheless, stays on the England secure listing, that means returning friends at present do not need to quarantine .

The transfer has been supported by the Scottish Passenger Brokers’ Affiliation (SPAA).

 

 

SPAA president, Joanne Dooey, mentioned: “Eradicating Dubai from the secure listing is comprehensible.

“We imagine that there was a cluster of infections round Scots who travelled to Dubai over the Christmas and New Yr interval.

“There’s additionally the information right this moment that one footballer coming back from there has additionally examined constructive.

“Whereas we’re eager to see a return to elevated worldwide journey, defending the well being of the entire nation stays our key concern and we’re supportive of this transfer.”

She added: “Dubai is a particularly widespread vacation spot for Scots for each leisure and enterprise journey.

“Emirates has been flying from Glasgow to Dubai for 16 years since 2004 and was the one airline to fly an A380 into Scotland.”

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