The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Authorities are no longer accepting Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test reports from Chughtai Labs and Islamabad Diagnostic Center.
The new directive came on Monday, following which all airlines have circulated the news through their social media handles.
Airblue announced this in a Twitter post.
As advised by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, (only for Dubai flights), PCR test reports issued by Chughtai Laboratories and Islamabad Diagnostic Center are not acceptable anymore.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR #DUBAI TRAVEL
— Airblue (@airblueairline) October 26, 2020
The airline mentioned that the directive will be effective from Monday, adding that the COVID test reports from all other laboratories (registered with Pure Health) will be acceptable.