August 06, 2020 18:15 (IST)
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Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport.

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.

IndiGo repatriated 751 Indian Nationals from Qatar

New Delhi/IBNS: Airline IndiGo has operated four special international charter flights from Qatar to repatriate 751 Indian citizens.

Sri Lanka Tourism opens for international tourists from Aug 1

Colombo: Sri Lanka, the island of Paradise in the Indian Ocean, is ready to welcome global travelers from all countries  starting from  Aug 1, following the country's successful containment of COVID-19.

CapaJet to operate special repatriation flights connecting Mumbai and Sydney, Bengaluru and Christchurch

New Delhi: In accordance with the latest directive released by India's Ministry of External Affairs and the Department of Civil Aviation,  to bring back stranded Indians in the country, airline CapaJet has announced that it would be operating more special charter flights from New Zealand and Australia for Indians who are stuck or are willing to return home.

IndiGo repatriated 643 Indian citizens from Qatar and Maldives

New Delhi/IBNS: In line with its commitment to support the nation and reunite the families amidst this pandemic, IndiGo operated four special international charter flights from Qatar and Maldives.

Star Air flight services to resume from June 13

Kalaburagi, June 11 (UNI) The Star Air flight services between Kalaburagi and Mumbai will begin from June 13, said Kalaburagi Airport Director Mr Jnaneshwar on Thursday .

6 Reasons to Opt for Overseas Travel Insurance

There is a lot of this beautiful world to explore. Foreign countries have everything that fascinates you to plan an overseas trip. But, these days, due to major coronavirus outbreak, overseas travel has put on a halt to curtail the spread of the virus. However, considering the repercussion of coronavirus on the global economy, now the authorities of different countries are planning to resume international travel. So, hopefully, with safety measures and guidelines, you can travel overseas for your different purposes soon. However, if the question strikes in your mind that after travel guidelines and safety precautions, you still need overseas travel insurance, then here is your answer?

Indonesia's Lion Air to resume domestic flights as economy gradually reopens

Jakarta/Xinhua/UNI:  Indonesia's Lion Air and its units of Batik Air and Wing Air have decided to restart flights for domestic routes on Wednesday as the country's economic activities have gradually been picked up, the airline said on Tuesday.

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  

IndiGo operates flight chartered by NALSAR to transport 174 migrant workers

New Delhi: In line with its commitment to support the country in the current scenario, IndiGo operated a charter flight today from Bengaluru to Raipur to transport stranded citizens.

Etihad Airways lands in Cuba for first time

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates/IBNS:  Etihad Airways has operated its first ever flight to Havana, Cuba. 

Etihad Airways to offer special transfer flights connecting key cities

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Effective Jun 10, Etihad Airways will link 20 cities in Europe, Asia and Australia via Abu Dhabi.

Covid-19 Lockdown hits Tourism sector; Taj Mahal worst affected

Agra/UNI: Two-month long lockdown seems to have hit the Tourism sector the most in the country and its revival looks distant.

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."