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Amid new Covid strains in India, Centre issues fresh guidelines for international travellers

New Delhi/IBNS: As new strains of Coronavirus surfaced in India, the Centre issued a fresh set of travel guidelines for all incoming international passengers.

India to soon connect Cambodia by direct flight

Phnom Penh/New Delhi:India and Cambodia will soon be connected by a direct flight, media reports said.

Air travel gathers speed: 12 pct sequential improvement seen in domestic passenger traffic in December 2020, says ICRA

New Delhi: The Indian aviation industry has witnessed a continued recovery in domestic passenger traffic in December 2020, with a sequential growth (over November 2020) of 12 percent to 71 lakh passengers, says credit rating agency ICRA.

Vistara operating flight between Delhi-Dhaka

Dhaka/New Delhi: Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, will operate special, non-stop flights between Delhi and Bangladesh’s capital city, Dhaka, from 5 November 2020. 

Bangladesh to restart flights to India from October 28

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh is going to start its air connectivity with India from October 28 under air bubble arrangement, after nearly eight months of flight suspension for containment of COVID-19 pandemic.

Lufthansa cancels India-Germany flights till Oct 20 over clash with govt

New Delhi/IBNS: German airlines Lufthansa has cancelled all flights to India between Sept 30 and Oct 20 following a clash with the government over the number of flights it is allowed to operate at present.

SriLankan Airlines readies itself for international flights in anticipation of borders opening

Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lanka’s national carrier is ready to spread its wings once again as soon as the island nation decides to open its doors for international tourists.

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.