New guidelines for flying to Shanghai, China

                

 

For guests travelling to Shanghai, all testing procedures must be completed at the specific testing centres listed below. Tests from other medical facilities will not be accepted.

 

Please note that SEHA testing centres are currently not accepted.

 

Flying from Abu Dhabi

 

All guests must have a COVID-19 PCR test and IgM test before their flight to Shanghai. Testing requirements differ for UAE residents and non-UAE residents:

 

UAE residents are required to:

  • Show a copy of their residence visa at check-in
  • Conduct a COVID-19 PCR test and IgM test 48 hours before their departure at a G42 facility in the UAE
  • Submit their negative test results to the Chinese embassy for a Health Code, which will be required at check-in

 

Non-UAE residents who have not been in the UAE for a minimum of 14 days are required to:

  • Take a COVID-19 PCR test seven days before departure, on the Monday before the flight, at a G42 facility in the UAE – the day of the flight departure will be treated as day zero
  • Take a COVID-19 PCR test and IgM test 48 hours before departure at a G42 facility in the UAE – guests must present their seven-day test result to be able to have their 48-hour test
  • Submit their negative test results to the Chinese embassy for a Health Code, which will be required at check-in
  • Present a copy of their seven-day and 48-hour test results at check-in

 

Non-UAE residents who have been in the UAE for 14 days or more are required to:

  • Take a COVID-19 PCR test and IgM test 48 hours before departure at a G42 facility in the UAE
  • Submit their negative test results to the Chinese embassy for a Health Code, which will be required at check-in
  • Present a copy of their 48-hour test results at check-in

 

All tests must be arranged at one of the approved clinics below. Tests from other medical facilities will not be accepted:

 

       *Home testing is possible from these clinics

  • All guests must submit their test results to the local Chinese embassy for verification
  • For Chinese nationals, the embassy will issue a Green Health Code
  • For foreign nationals, the embassy will issue an electronic Health Declaration Code
  • All guests must present either a Green Health Code or Health Declaration Code from the Chinese embassy at the airport – they will not be permitted to fly otherwise
  • All guests must complete a Health declaration form before they fly and take a screenshot of the QR code – a paper copy will not be accepted
  • This applies to all guests, including children and infants

 

If guests test positive for COVID-19 or have detected antibodies, they are not permitted to travel. Guests can rearrange their flight for free, or cancel and use the value of their flight towards their next trip with Etihad Credit. Read more

Guests should always read the latest travel regulations before they fly at etihad.com/destinationguide.

 

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