Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have valid residence visa can now book flights from Manila to Dubai via Emirates airlines starting May 30.
Returning OFWs must secure an entry permit form via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.
Flown via Flight EK335, flight schedule from Manila will be 11:55pm and is expected to arrive at 4:45pm the following day.
Once the entry permit is approved by the UAE authorities, flight tickets can be booked on emirates.com, by emailing Ekphil@emirates.com, or via travel agencies.
As per the new rule, only passenger with entry permit are permitted to board the flight to Dubai. A mandatory 14-day quarantine is also needed at the passenger’s own expense and a follow-up test before release.