Expo 2020 participants and exhibitors will be allowed to fly into UAE, says aviation regulator

Dubai: Expo 2020 participants, exhibitors and personnel sponsored by the event’s organizers will be eligible to enter the country, according to the UAE’s aviation regulator.

Who else is allowed for Expo?

* Citizens of the UAE and their first degree relatives; 

* Diplomatic personnel between the UAE and applicable countries, including administrative workers in the embassies of the UAE in these countries and the embassies of the applicable countries; 

* Official delegations, subject to obtaining prior approval; 

* UAE residents with gold or silver residency permit; 

* Crews of cargo flights and transit flights of foreign companies, provided that they hold a valid PCR test; 

* Businessmen and businesswomen provided they hold an approval from: General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and heads of higher committees of the emergency, crisis and disaster management teams of the concerned emirate; and

* Employees belonging to vital functions according to the classification of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.