August 06, 2020 18:58 (IST)
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Flight operations from Kolkata to remain suspended on complete lockdown days

Kolkata/IBNS: Flight operations at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport will remain suspended on complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown days, announced by the West Bengal government.

Over 8,000 foreigners leave Nepal since March amid nationwide lockdown: immigration dept

Kathmandu/Xinhua: Over 15,000 people including 8,004 foreigners have left Nepal by air since Nepal enforced a nationwide lockdown on March 24, Nepal's Department of Immigration said.

SpiceJet to operate scheduled flights to the UAE from July 12 to 26

Gurugram: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the biggest air cargo operator, will operate flights from across four stations in India to Ras Al-Khaimah (Dubai) between 12th and 26th July, 2020 for eligible ‘Identity and Citizenship (ICA) approved UAE residents’. 

Private Travelling: How It Is the Need of The Hour?

The outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic set into motion several changes in our lives. Social distancing and lockdown altered our daily routines. While the lockdown is lifted, social distancing will continue to be the norm until a definite cure for the virus is discovered. As the illness gets contracted with coming in touch with infected people or surfaces, it is vital to take all safety precautions. While travelling, you must continue to follow distancing as a norm. The day to day travelling, involving going to the airport should not be made using public transport. There are car rental services providing airport drop Bangalore option with the self-driving alternative.

India keeps all international passenger flights suspended till Jul 15

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Friday extended the suspension of all international passenger flights till Jul 15 in a bid to curb the spread of the pandemic Covid-19.

Etihad Airways partners with Medicus AI to launch Covid-19 risk assessment tool

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is partnering with Austrian-based healthcare technology company Medicus AI to launch a Covid-19 risk-assessment tool that will empower guests to make informed decisions about travelling.

Hospitality in the time of a pandemic

Amid the Covid-19 scare and continued lockdown, travel and tourism is the industry hardest hit across the globe. Young journalists from USA's University of Missouri and India Blooms News Service report on the crisis in the hospitality sector from two sides of the world  

World slowly starts travelling again: UN Tourism Organization

New York/IBNS: After months of lockdowns, countries are cautiously starting to ease travel restrictions put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, according to research published Monday by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, stressed "the need for vigilance, responsibility and international cooperation as the world slowly opens up again."

Japan's tourist attractions receive QR codes to track visitors with COVID-19 - reports

Tokyo/Sputnik/UNI: City attractions in Japan's Osaka have introduced a new tracking system for people with the coronavirus disease using a QR code, the NHK broadcaster reported.

World Tourism comes to a halt as 100% of countries impose travel restrictions

Madrid: COVID-19 has placed the whole world on lockdown, with new research from the World Tourism Organization showing that 100% of global destinations continue to have restrictions on travel in place, and 72% have completely closed their borders to international tourism.

Learn six Indonesian dances from home in quarantine times

Jakarta/Bali/IBNS: Even being in quarantine to combat the deadly Covid-19, millions of people can certainly learn six types of Indonesian dances staying indoors.

Indian tourism body appeals for state specific tourism revival packages, tax benefits

Delhi/IBNS: Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) has come up with some pertinent data that reveals the dire situation facing the sector owing to to the Covid-19 crisis and requested the chief ministers to come up with state-specific tourism recovery packages.

Etihad Airways to distribute Ramadan boxes to those affected by Covid-19

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Etihad Airways has launched the Etihad Ramadan Box initiative to bring Iftar meals to homes across the UAE.

Turkish Airlines extends suspension of all flights over COVID-19 concerns

Istanbul/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) on Tuesday announced that it extended the suspension of all its domestic and international flights until May 28 over COVID-19 concerns.

After Covid lockdown, airline services may start from Terminal-3 only

New Delhi/UNI: After the Covid-19 lockdown ends, air services may start from only one of the three terminals at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.