But Dubai has now added a list of 29 countries whose passengers will need to take a second Covid-19 test on arrival from August 1.
The second test is a nasal swab which will be taken on arrival. The list includes several states in America which is still reporting thousands of new daily cases.
Full list of countries that need 2 tests
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Middle East and Africa: Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa and Tanzania.
Europe: Armenia, Montenegro, Russia and Serbia.
The Americas: Brazil, the US – Dallas Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, including passengers originating from California, Florida and Texas who connect to an Emirates flight from any airport to Dubai.