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Flights from Egypt to India via Abu Dhabi

14 December 2020, 04:00 PM


Effective 16 December 2020, we will offer flights between Cairo, Egypt and Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kochi, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram in India. 

Before guests travel to India, they must complete our passenger information form. It’s really important that guests do this before their trip – they will not be permitted to fly otherwise.

Guests are reminded to upload their COVID-19 PCR test results

It is mandatory for guests to have a COVID-19 PCR test before they fly with Etihad Airways – they will only be permitted to fly if they have a negative test result.

COVID-19 PCR tests must be carried out a maximum of 96 hours before their flight departure time at any government accredited medical facility.

Guests will be exempt from institutional quarantine if they have a valid COVID-19 PCR test. Guests must ensure they upload their COVID-19 PCR test result along with a copy of their passport at They should also print their test result for validation at check-in. This applies for flights to all Indian states.

Children under 12 and people with mild and severe disabilities are exempt from COVID-19 PCR testing. This may vary by destination – guests should always check before they fly.

Guests must download the Aarogya Setu app

Before guests fly to India, guests must download the Aarogya Setu app and enter all required information.

We encourage guests to make sure they follow the guidelines stated here to avoid institutional quarantine by the state on arrival into India.

Guests are required to wear a face shield

During their flight to India, guests are required to wear a face shield. This will be provided to guests on board the aircraft.

Guests should always check guidelines before they fly.

Destination guidelines change regularly and guests must always check before they fly.