Dubai has been removed from the risk-free journey checklist by the Scottish federal government.

Authorities said the move was due to a increase in the quantity of returning passengers tests positive with Covid-19.

The United Arab Emirates’ tourism money, on the other hand, continues to be on the England harmless record, that means returning company presently do not have to quarantine .

The transfer has been supported by the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Affiliation (SPAA).

SPAA president, Joanne Dooey, claimed: “Removing Dubai from the risk-free checklist is comprehensible.

“We think that there has been a cluster of infections all around Scots who travelled to Dubai in excess of the Christmas and New Calendar year period of time.

“There is also the information these days that one footballer returning from there has also analyzed good.

“While we are eager to see a return to enhanced global travel, guarding the wellness of the complete country remains our vital problem and we are supportive of this move.”

She additional: “Dubai is an really popular destination for Scots for both leisure and enterprise travel.

“Emirates has been flying from Glasgow to Dubai for 16 yrs given that 2004 and was the only airline to fly an A380 into Scotland.”