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UAE Canada landing rights dispute

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UAE Canada relations and aircraft landing rights dispute

UAE Canada relations and dispute over airline landing rights for Emirates and Etihad, Camp Mirage, UAE entry visa and permits for Canadians. Started in October 2010 but simmering in months and years previously.

Canadians can get a free visa on arrival in the UAE again - 11 June 2013

As of 01 June 2013 the visa application and fees requirement for Canadian citizens was removed according to information on the website of the UAE Embassy in Canada, so a free visa on arrival in the UAE for Canadians is available again (checked 11 June 2013, same day various news reports carried a story, although AFP reported on 28 May 2013 that the requirement would be lifted from 01 June 2013). No information seen about additional landing rights in Canada for Emirates or Etihad Airways - according to the Gulf News on 29 May 2013, both airlines are still only allowed 3 flights per week to Toronto.

Canada UAE airline services dispute October 2010
New visa rules for Canadians visiting the UAE and fallout
Last update Wednesday 12-Jun-2013. Page development 4L 5C.
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