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Passengers without full name on passport barred from flying to UAE: Gulf country to IndiGo

By Shgun S -- November 23rd 2022 07:09 PM
Passengers without full name on passport barred from flying to UAE: Gulf country to IndiGo

Gurugram (Haryana), November 23: The authorities of United Arab Emirates told trade partner IndiGo airlines that passengers without full name on passports who are travelling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa shall not be allowed to/from UAE, 

effective from Monday.

This means that both the first and last names must be clearly stated.

"As per instructions from the UAE Authorities, effective 21st November 2022, passengers with a single name on their passports travelling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa shall not be allowed to travel to/from UAE," the statement read.

This means that both the first and last names must be clearly stated.

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According to the statement from the low-cost carrier, the UAE authorities also stated that passengers with a single name on their passport and a residence permit or permanent visa will be allowed to travel if the same name is updated in the "first name" and "surname" columns.

The statement from the carrier said, "However, passengers with a single name on passports and in possession of a residence permit or employment visa shall be allowed to travel provided the same name is updated in the "First Name" and "Surname" columns."

The airline also asked people to contact their account manager or visit their website goindigo.com, for further details.

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- ANI

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