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Airfare for India to UK skyrockets to nearly Rs 4 lakh, top official alerts civil aviation ministry

New Delhi/IBNS: The airfares between India and UK have shot up as high as Rs 3.95 lakh with Britain moving India from red to amber list and more students wanting to travel to that country for academic reasons, according to media reports.

UK relaxes Covid-19 travel restrictions for India

New Delhi/UNI: The United Kingdom on Thursday announced relaxation in the Covid-19 travel restrictions for India, moving it from the red to the amber list, effective from August 8 (Sunday).

Britain adds India to its travel ban 'red list' after Covid surge

London/IBNS: Britain on Monday added India to its "red list" of countries, banning all arrivals from the Asian country except for UK or Irish nationals to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Etihad Airways updates travel rules for passengers departing UK

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Following an announcement by the National Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, effective 24 December 2020, Etihad Airways requires all guests flying from the United Kingdom to present a negative PCR test within 72 hours validity of their flight departure time.

Canada blocks travel from UK over the new coronavirus variant

Canada/IBNS: Canada joined several European nations by halting flights from the UK on Sunday in an effort to prevent a new, potentially more contagious strain of the coronavirus found in the UK, media reports said.

Virgina Atlantic to cut jobs across all functions and end operations at London Gatwick airport

London/IBNS: British airlines Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will cut more jobs in the UK and end its operation at Gatwick airport to deal with the financial crisis arising from the Covid-19 crisis, according to its press release dated May 5.

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.

Cox & Kings' Survey reveals Dubai, UK and Singapore are top vegetarian-friendly destinations for Indians

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): As per the latest Cox & Kings Survey on 'Top Vegetarian-Friendly Destinations and Preferences of Indian Vegetarian Outbound Travellers', Dubai, the United Kingdom and Singapore have topped the list of most preferred Vegetarian-Friendly destinations for Indian Vegetarian Travellers.

Taj's Rambagh Palace ranks sixth on Travel Weekly UK’s top ten best heritage hotels in the world list

Mumbai/Kolkata, Apr 25 (IBNS): Rambagh Palace was named among the top ten best heritage hotels in the world by UK publication Travel Weekly.

UK encourages Indian visitors to apply for early visas

London, Jan 12 (IBNS): The UK has launched a new campaign to encourage Indian visitors to apply early for their visas in the quieter, off peak period, during January and February.

Assam Tourism Minister asks UK, Australia to withdraw travel advisory against state

Guwahati, Sept 21 (IBNS): Assam Tourism Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday asked UK and Australia to immediately rectify their travel advisory to its citizens on Assam.