Update: Air India Express Dubai Flight Ban Lifted


A day after Air India Express was temporarily barred from operating to Dubai for a period of 15 days till October 2, the airline in an update said that all its flights to and from Dubai will operate as per original schedule w.e.f tomorrow, September 19, 2020.

The notice has been issued on account of erroneous acceptance of one COVID-19 positive passenger by the Airline’s ground handling agents at Delhi and Jaipur on Air India Express flights to Dubai on August 28 and September 4 respectively.

The Air India Express in statement reiterated the instructions to the handling agencies in India to strictly adhere to the regulation/SOP in relation to acceptance of passengers on the Airline’s flights.