You must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test to fly with Etihad Airways. Check the latest travel requirements to find out where and when to take a test.
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For most destinations, you can take your PCR test at any medical facility.
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To keep everyone protected on board, you must have a COVID-19 PCR test before every Etihad Airways flight.
If you’re flying to Abu Dhabi as your final destination, take your test 48 hours before your flight departure time. Some exemptions apply.
For all other destinations, your test must be carried out 48 or 72 hours ahead of your flight departure time. This will depend on where you’re flying to or from and your transit time.
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We accept RT-PCR and NAAT PCR tests. Remember, you must present a negative PCR test result before every Etihad Airways flight, even if this is not a country requirement in your final destination.
Our flexible policy give you the option to change your flight for free if you need to. Or you can opt for Etihad Credit if you’d prefer to save your trip for later.
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