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Gulf Air adheres to restrictions on Red List

Posted 26 May 2021 · Add Comment

Gulf Air has affirmed its commitment to the decision of civil aviation affairs in Bahrain, based on the recommendations of the National Medical Team for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) regarding suspending entry of passengers coming from the countries on the Red List.

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These countries include; India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.  


This commenced Monday, May 24, 2021.  Flights include those coming from these countries as stopover passengers, and whose final destination will not be the Kingdom of Bahrain, flights will be restricted to Bahraini citizens and residency visa holders in the Kingdom of Bahrain, they must present an approved negative PCR result with a QR code administered within 48 hours from the scheduled departure.


All other non-vaccinated passengers arriving into Bahrain as their final destination are subject to quarantine for 10 days at a government approved facility or at their residence. Proof of residence owned or rented by the passenger or direct family member or proof of a prepaid reservation at a designated quarantine facility is required. The above 10 days quarantine requirements shall not apply to passengers arriving in Bahrain from countries not on the red list who present vaccination certificate recognised by the government of Bahrain. Passengers with valid vaccination certificates issued by public health authorities in the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea and Singapore or the EU are exempt from mandatory quarantine requirements but must undergo a PCR test upon arrival and an additional test on the 10th day of their stay in Bahrain.

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