Passport Rule Changed: Travelling to UAE? Check out the new passport name rule before taking the flight

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Passport Rule Changed: Travelling to UAE? Check out the new passport name rule before taking the flight
Passport Rule Changed: Travelling to UAE? Check out the new passport name rule before taking the flight

Passengers with single name on passport shall not be allowed to travel to UAE: Indigo Airlines has issued a statement quoting UAE officials that passengers with single name on passport will not be allowed to travel to UAE.


GURUGRAM: UAE officials have directed its trade partner Indigo Airlines that passengers with a name on the passport traveling to the UAE on tourist, visit or any other type of visa will no longer be allowed to travel. This rule has been implemented from Monday itself. This means that there should be at least two words in a person’s name. If only ‘Sushant’ or ‘Abdullah’ is written on someone’s passport, then that person will not be able to travel to UAE.

In some cases, a passenger with a single name will get a discount

The statement said that according to the instructions of the UAE authorities, passengers traveling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa will not be allowed to enter / leave the UAE, if the name is entered on the passport of such passengers. . This rule has been implemented from 21 November itself.

However, officials have said that passengers with the same name on the passport and residence permit or permanent visa will be allowed to travel despite having the same name, provided the same name is entered in the passport in both the name and surname columns. . Although the company has not told why such a decision has been taken. However, the airline has also asked people to contact their account manager or visit their website hwpadkpahw.bwu for more information.

IndiGo launches first international flight between Kolkata and Yangon

At the same time, Indigo Cargo has started its first international flight service between Kolkata and Yangon, Myanmar. Mahesh Malik, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo Cargo said, “We are thrilled to expand IndiGo Cargo operations to international shores with our Kolkata-Yangon flight. Both the cities are major commercial centers and the cargo service between them will strengthen the supply chain between India and Myanmar.”