Embassy of Finland, Abu Dhabi
Q&A about travelling and coronavirus
We have put together frequently asked questions with answers about travel and coronavirus.
PRESS RELEASE ON 7 APRIL, 2020
On Tuesday, 7 April, through coordination between the UAE and Finnish governments, a chartered Finnair plane flew out Nordic and Baltic passengers from Dubai to the northern capitals Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. The flight was supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and made available also to citizens of other Nordic countries and European Union Member States.
If you are travelling abroad, return to Finland!
Due to the prevailing emergency conditions based on the Emergency Powers Act, the Government has decided to restrict traffic at Finland’s external borders starting on Thursday 19 March at 00.00. Finns travelling abroad are encouraged to return to Finland as soon as possible.