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