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Etihad Airways to resume special passenger services to six destinations in India

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Following the partial lifting of international flight restrictions by UAE and Indian authorities on travel for eligible individuals to and from Abu Dhabi to India, Etihad Airways will resume a limited number of special flights to six Indian gateways.

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.

International flights may resume before August, hints Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi/IBNS: Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday hinted at the resumption of international flights before August depending on the behaviour of the pandemic Covid-19, media reports said.

IndiGo to operate 97 repatriation flights between India and the Middle Eas

New Delhi/IBNS: Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, IndiGo has been authorised to operate 97 Kerala reparation flights to the Middle East. 

COVID-19: UK announces 17 more charter flights to rescue stranded Brits in India

London/New Delhi/IBNS: Seventeen more charter flights from India, with a total capacity of around 4000 passengers, will bring home many more British nationals in India who have been waiting for flights, officials said.

Bhubaneswar-Varanasi direct daily flight operations commencement marks the 250th route under RCS-UDAN

New Delhi/IBNS: Taking the next plunge in boosting the regional aerial connectivity in India, Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India on Saturday commenced the direct daily flight operations from Bhubaneswar to Varanasi under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) of Government of India.

IndiGo launches direct connection between Delhi and Bangkok

New Delhi/IBNS: In the interest of increasing connectivity between India and South-East Asian regions, India’s leading carrier, IndiGo, on Saturday announced the launch of daily direct flights between Delhi and Bangkok, effective March 29, 2020.

Over 503,000 Indian nationals received visitor visas for year ending on June 2019: British govt

London, Aug 23 (IBNS): Over half-a-million Indians visited the UK within a 12-month period, according to the latest quarterly report on Migration Statistics published by the UK’s Office for National Statistics.

Indian gastronomy takes centre stage in Israel

Jerusalem: The Indian cuisine over the years has taken centre stage in Israel with many celebrity chefs and culinary experts visiting the country for menu engineering, special collaborations and food festivals.

SriLankan Airlines thanks India for reviewing travel advisory

Colombo, Jun 18 (IBNS): Weeks after the Easter Sunday attack, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have now issued a statement to say the Sri Lanka is getting back to normalcy, prompting SriLankan Airlines to thank India. 

Chardham Yatra: Kedarnath opens doors to public

Kedarnath, May 9 (UNI): The holy portals of the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district were thrown open for the public on Thursday.

IndiGo to increase flights from Mumbai, Delhi

New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI): Private airline IndiGo on Tuesday decided to enhance its connectivity to and from Mumbai and the national capital in order to make it easier for customers to find affordable fares during the busy season.

India becomes 2nd highest source market for tourism to the Sultanate of Oman, with an increase of 12.37% in tourist arrivals

Mumbai, Feb 25 (IBNS): The Sultanate of Oman has recorded a 12.37% growth in Indian tourist arrivals with 357,147 travellers visiting the country from January to December 2018 vis-à-vis 317,844 in 2017 making India the second highest source market for Oman.

India tops Travelport’s global ranking of digital travelers

Kolkata / New Delhi, Nov 20 (IBNS): Travelers in India are increasingly using digital technology and platforms such as voice search, digital payments, e-tickets, social media etc to plan, manage and enhance their travel experiences.  

Etihad Airways celebrates Diwali with guests travelling to India

Ahmedabad, Nov 5 (IBNS): This Diwali, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, welcomed its guests travelling to India with various celebrations to mark the week-long festive season. Guests travelling from Abu Dhabi to Ahmedabad were presented with specially designed boarding passes to mark the festival.