Civil Aviation Affairs issues new guidelines amidst COVID-19 outbreak

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Manama, Feb. 26 (BNA): The Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain has announced that, effective immediately, it has reduced the number of incoming regional flights and has extended the suspension of all flights arriving from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport for an additional 48 hours. This decision has been taken in order to safeguard the health of the Kingdom’s citizens and residents.

 

The CAA urges all Bahraini citizens and residents who are currently in areas affected by the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and who were planning to return to the Kingdom to call the following number: +973 17227555.

The CAA affirms that it is cooperating with all relevant authorities to take the necessary measures to contain and combat the spread of COVID-19.


The Civil Aviation Affairs stressed the need to adhere to established international health guidelines administered by the Ministry of Health in order to combat COVID-19.


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