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Apr. 07, 20 | 8:01 am

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Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad announced limited daily outbound flights to several countries including the Philippines starting April 5 subject to government approvals.

Outbound flights to Manila are set on the following dates: April 8, 10, 11, 15, 17 and 18.

The limited outbound flights aim to repatriate foreign citizens stranded in the UAE. Suspension of regular passenger services remained in place.

“If you’re a foreign citizen in the UAE, from 5 April we’ll be operating a number of daily outbound flights to help you return home,” Etihad said on its website.

“Repatriation flights will start with Seoul Incheon, followed by destinations such as Melbourne, Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Amsterdam. These destinations are subject to government approvals,” it added. “All other flights to, from and via Abu Dhabi have been temporarily suspended.”

Here are the flights currently available to book:

5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17 & 19 April 2020 – Seoul

7, 11, 14, 18 & 21 April 2020 – Singapore

8, 10, 11, 15, 17 & 18 April 2020 – Manila

9 & 16 April 2020 – Jakarta

Etihad said it targets to increase the number of flights, subject to approval from other foreign governments.

The airline announced flights suspension to Manila on March 18 in compliance with a directive from the General Civil Aviation Authority of the UAE amid the spread of COVID-19.

Etihad’s full statement below:

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