Airfares from India to the UAE are skyrocketing

Ticket fares from India have more than doubled since the UAE announced the reopening of its borders to fully vaccinated tourists on August 30

Airfares from India to the UAE are skyrocketing
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India to United Arab Emirates (UAE) air ticket costs have risen owing to a high number of people flying a significant influx of travellers as well for mega-events such as the Expo 2020 and Dubai Shopping Festival as well as individuals visiting family and looking for better job opportunities.

The one-way prices from Indian cities such as Hyderabad, Kozhikode, Kochi, Delhi are as high as INR35,000 (1,725 Dirham); earlier it would cost roughly INR15,000 (Dirham 743) for one-way. A family of four needs to spend at least INR1.40 lakh to enter the UAE.