Bahrain orders temporary suspension of flights from Dubai and Sharjah

by BTM

Tue, 25 February 2020

Bahrain orders temporary suspension of flights

The Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain has announced the suspension of all flights arriving from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport for a period of 48 hours, effective immediately.

The CAA has urged all citizens and residents of Bahrain who are currently in areas affected by the Coronavirus (COVID 19) and who were planning to return to the Kingdom of Bahrain to call +973 17227555.

The CAA affirms that it is cooperating with all authorities to take the necessary measures in light of COVID-19. All arrivals to Bahrain International Airport suspected of infection will be tested and, if found to be suffering from the condition, will be immediately transferred to designated centres for isolation and treatment.

Civil Aviation Affairs stressed the need to adhere to established health guidelines in order to combat COVID-19.