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Etihad Airways issues statement on US travel ban

Etihad Airways issued the following statement today:

Etihad Airways issued the following statement today:

Following advice received today from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection unit at Abu Dhabi Airport, the airline will again be accepting nationals from the seven countries named last week. Acceptance will naturally be subject to checks completed by U.S. authorities as existed prior to the issuance of the Executive Order on January 27.


Etihad Airways continues to monitor developments in the U.S. and will work closely with the authorities and our guests as the situation evolves. Guests are advised to check official US government websites or the closest US consulate prior to departure for the most up-to-date information on US entry requirements.

Our customer service offices around the world will be working to ensure that the information is shared with passengers, and we will provide updated advice and assistance to our guests so their journeys can go ahead as planned.