Bahrain authorities suspend flights to and from Dubai and Sharjah, UAE, for 48 hours from Feb. 25. Reconfirm flights.

Severity: Warning Alert

The locations affected by this alert are:

  • Dubai
  • Manama
  • Sharjah

This alert began 25 Feb 2020 08:37 GMT and is scheduled to expire 27 Feb 2020 06:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Temporary flight suspension
  • Location(s): Manama, Dubai and Sharjah (map)
  • Time Frame: Through Feb. 26
  • Impact: Flight disruptions

Summary
Authorities in Bahrain issued a statement Feb. 25 noting that they were suspending all flights arriving from Dubai (DXB) and Sharjah (SHJ) in the UAE for 48 hours over concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The flight suspension may be reviewed and either shortened or extended in the coming days. Flight disruptions are likely after the suspension is lifted as officials clear flight backlogs.

Advice
Confirm all flights if traveling between the UAE and Bahrain International Airport through early Feb. 27.

Resources
Bahrain International Airport: www.bahrainairport.com

Dubai International Airport: www.dubaiairports.ae

Sharjah Airport: https://www.sharjahairport.ae/en/

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