Kathmandu: As many as 1,77,675 foreign tourists visited Nepal in the first eight months of 2020 and a significant number of them were from India, as per data released by country's Department of Immigration (DOI).
Quito/Xinhua: Ecuador issued its first electronic passport as part of a modernization drive of the country's identification systems, based on the technical recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh eased from Sunday air travel restrictions on domestic flights as the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has issued updated guidelines.
Mumbai/UNI: IndiGo airlines, marked the completion of 50,000 flights since the lockdown began in March on Saturday, the company said in a statement.
Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet has operated its maiden repatriation flight from the Philippines under the Vande Bharat Mission.
Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet is allowing its passengers to cancel tickets and claim full reimbursement of the cancellation charges without any hassle.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is introducing COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover as part of Etihad Wellness, the airlines new health and hygiene programme.
Kochi/IBNS: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.
Farrokh Bulsara, known to his fans as Freddie Mercury- lead vocalist of the rock band Queen is regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time. On 5th September 2020, what would have been his 74th birthday, we take a trip down memory lane to the rock-star’s life in Switzerland!
Kolkata/UNI: Air India, the Asian country's national airline, is actively considering reintroduction of its Kolkata-London-Kolkata direct flight soon after getting nod from the Aviation Ministry and Airport Authority of India (AAI) and clearance of other technicalities.
Harare/Xinhua: The Zimbabwe government has begun preparing for a gradual resumption of domestic flights, as daily COVID-19 cases have been on a decline over the past few weeks.
New Delhi/IBNS: IndiGo, in its bid to support the country in its fight against the pandemic, created the first-ever blood plasma corridor to save the life of a patient suffering from COVID-19. The plasma units were transported on IndiGo CarGo from Bengaluru to Srinagar via connecting flights.
Kolkata/IBNS: If you are still wondering if it is okay to go on a holiday in the new normal phase, how about checking out a staycation offer from Marriott International as a confidence building measure?
New Delhi/UNI: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday extended the ban on international flights, barring exceptions mentioned by the government, till September 30.
Madrid: Are you a startup, an individual, or an entrepreneur, who believe that your disruptive ideas or projects are likely to help the pandemic afflicted tourism and hospitality sectors to fight back in the new normal phase?