Airline offers online UAE visa application service in the Philippines


Posted at Jun 15 2010 11:49 PM | Updated as of Jun 16 2010 07:49 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched in the Philippines an online visa application service.

Etihad Airways, in conjunction with TT Services and MC Travel Corporation, has launched a new visa processing online service for all Etihad passengers travelling to the UAE from the Philippines.

“We are committed to providing a simple and convenient travel experience to all of our customers, as well as making Abu Dhabi and the UAE as accessible as possible to people from the Philippines,” said Roberto “Bobby” Hukom, Etihad Airways Country Manager.

Filipino citizens and other foreign nationals living in the Philippines who plan to travel on Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi and the UAE can now apply for a quick and easy visa processing for the UAE by visiting

“I am pleased that our Filipino passengers can now benefit from the new visa service, and we look forward to more and more travellers taking advantage of the service and visiting Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways,” Hukom added.

The types of visas offered are Visit visa for a stay of 90 days; Tourist visa for 30 days; Entry Permit for 14 days; and Transit visa for 96 hours.

The airline offers flights to 61 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and Australia.