Earlier, Emirates placed travel restrictions on some selected African countries due to the new variant Omicron virus.
In a statement issued recently released, Emirates has lifted the ban on travel which was placed on some African countries with Ghana inclusive.
The statement read “With effect from 13 January, Emirates will resume passenger service to and from Guinea, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Uganda, and Angola”
“Passengers travelling from Guinea, Uganda, or Ghana with final destination DXB requires 48-hours PCR and 6-hours Rapid PCR and PCR on arrival in DXB”
The statement continued “Passengers travelling from Guinea, Uganda, Ghana, and Cote d’Ivoire and transiting DXB are only required to follow final destination rules ie no 48-hours PCR or no 6-hours PCR unless it is mandated by the final destination”
Statement by Emirates on customers, notified that
“Emirates regrets any inconvenience caused” and that
“Affected customers do not need to call us immediately for rebooking. Customers can simply hold on to their Emirates ticket and when flights resume, get in touch with their travel agent or booking office to make new travel plans”