Philippines-based Cebu Pacific resumed its Manila-Dubai services yesterday (July 12, 2020).
The national flag carrier will operate from Manila to Dubai on Sundays at 18:55 local time and from Dubai to Manila on Mondays at 03:30 local time.
Those travelling from the Philippines to Dubai must obtain travel and health insurance coverage prior to their flights, as requested by Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. They must also register on the COVID-19 DXB app beforehand. UAE residence visa-holders will need return approvals from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in order to enter Dubai.
Upon arrival, all passengers need to undergo Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests at Dubai Airports.
Meanwhile, upon arrival in Manila, all Dubai passengers will be subjected to testing and a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Cebu Pacific passengers are urged to wear masks, check-in online, be at the airport three hours prior to the flight and be at the counter before it closes an hour before take-off. The airline also recommends that passengers undertake the contactless boarding procedures and observe physical distancing.
Guests on cancelled Manila-Dubai-Manila flights may avail of any flexible options including rebooking online through the ‘Manage Booking’ portal on the Cebu Pacific website.