If you wanted to book flights to Dubai or want to return from there to India, your plane ticket could become more expensive in the coming months. Here’s why.

Air fares may soon increase between flights from Dubai and those from India, according to industry experts. Indeed, demand for the road is expected to increase as expats return to India, reports suggest. These airfares can fetch prices as high as AED 2,600 (INR 54,955), reports Siasat.

Dubai-India flights set to get more expensive

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, travelers will not be required to submit negative test reports or take prior approvals from the General Manager of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) or the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports. Prior security before entering the United Arab Emirates, as was the norm when travel to the country resumed amid the pandemic last year.

Avinash Adnani, Director of Directory at Pluto Travels, said Khaleej times“Flights to home countries are expensive, while flying to Europe and the United States is a challenge. Airfares to popular destinations in India, Pakistan and other countries in the sub The Indian continent will see a sharp increase in the coming weeks, as expat families will increasingly travel to their home countries.

Summer travel is not discouraged

As summer approaches, travelers’ plans are undisturbed as many fly despite rising airfares. Nishant Pitti, CEO of EaseMyTrip, said Gulf News, “Rising airfares have not led to a decrease in travel plans. After two years of the pandemic and various travel restrictions, people are now more eager than ever to visit places they haven’t been able to. Travel sentiment continues to be positive.

As airlines have increased capacity and increased air fares, an increase in ridership between the two countries can be expected. Dubai has been heavily visited in recent months thanks to Expo Dubai 2020, and Abu Dhabi, being the destination where the IIFA Awards were held this year, is also gaining popularity in terms of searches and bookings, media suggest.

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