and regulations

To make sure you stay safe when you travel, it’s really important that you read these guidelines before you fly. Remember to check the regulations at both your departure and arrival destination. 

For protection and peace of mind, you must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test before every Etihad Airways flight.

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Make sure you’re Verified to Fly

Arrive at the airport with confidence knowing that you’ve met all essential COVID-19 requirements before your flight.

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Transiting in Abu Dhabi? 


You must have a COVID-19 PCR test before you fly to Abu Dhabi, even if you are just transiting. Enter your final destination above to find out where and when to take your test. 

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Testing in Abu Dhabi

Flying from Abu Dhabi? COVID-19 PCR testing is available across the UAE. Call G42 on +971 2 205 5999 for Abu Dhabi or visit to book at a LifeDx clinic.

COVID-19 wellness insurance 

COVID-19 wellness insurance is included with every Etihad Airways ticket up to 31 March 2022.

If you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 whilst you’re away, we’ll take care of your medical expenses and quarantine costs.

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