The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that the E101 bus shuttle between Dubai and Abu Dhabi has resumed. Starting in Dubai, the intercity bus service will run to the Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station.
According to Adel Shakri, Director of Planning and Business Development, Public Transport Agency, Local Transportation Authority, “This transit route is key for traffic flow between the two emirates.” As part of Covid’s safety measures, riders are reminded to wear masks and to keep a safe distance from others. The following protocol must be followed when traveling to Abu Dhabi:
- An individual who has been vaccinated must show a green status on the AlHosn app as well as an E symbol (which is activated after a negative PCR test result and is valid for a few days).
- In the event that a negative Covid-19 test result is received within 48 hours of arriving in Abu Dhabi, individuals unvaccinated are allowed entry.
- Two consecutive trips to the emirate must not be entered based on DPI results.
- Vaccinated visitors, residents, and residents of Abu Dhabi had recently been allowed into the country. Vaccinated visitors do not need to undergo any further testing after entering the Capital.
- The results of PCR are repeated on the fourth and eighth day after entry by unvaccinated visitors. The PCR will be given on days three and seven to those whose DPI test results are positive.
- There are also numerous public places that are only accessible to those who have been vaccinated. In addition to these, there are shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, and other retailers, whether they are located within a mall or outside, as well as gyms, recreational facilities, and sports activities, health clubs, resorts, museums, cultural centers, and theme parks.