Friday, Sep 17, 2021

Air travel

US Formulating ‘New system’ On COVID-19 For International Travelers

Sep 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The US authorities said current travel restrictions will remain in place until the administration rolls out a 'new system' for regulating international travel.

Domestic Air Travel Becomes Costlier As Govt Raises Cap On Airfares

Aug 13, 2021 PTI

India had imposed lower and upper limits on airfares based on flight duration when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to coronavirus.

Explained: What Are Covid Entry Rules For Travelers To European Countries?

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again.

International Flights: IndiGo To Launch IATA Travel Pass; All You Need To Know

Aug 04, 2021 PTI

The IATA Travel Pass will enable authorised labs and test centres to securely send test results or vaccination certificates to passengers, the airline noted.

Health Experts Suggest ‘Natural Certificate’ For Unvaccinated But Covid-Recovered Domestic Travellers

Health experts say that scientifically it is proven that there are rare chances that naturally recovered people carry infection.

16 July, 2021

Covid Explained: Latest Travel Guidelines And Protocols For Domestic Passengers

Outlook Web Bureau

While Maharashtra has revoked the need of a negative RT-PCR report, Goa has made it mandatory to carry one.

06 July, 2021

Germany Eases Restrictions For Travelers From India

Outlook Web Bureau

Strict restrictions were imposed on travelers from India and some other countries because of the rise of the contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.

02 July, 2021

UAE Prohibits Citizens From Travelling To 14 Countries Including India, Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The UAE diplomatic mission are exempted from the decision.

24 June, 2021

Good News For Travellers: In Next Two Years, You’ll Be Able To Travel From Delhi-Kullu In Just 7 Hours

Ashwani Sharma

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday laid the Foundation stone and inaugurated various National Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh.

07 June, 2021

Got Both Jabs? You Might Not Need A Covid-Negative Report To Fly Domestic

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes in the backdrop of domestic airlines informing the Centre that state-level requirements for negative Covid tests for travel are hampering the growth of airlines

19 April, 2021

Britain Bans Travel To India With 103 New Variant Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

'Anyone who is not a UK or Irish citizen cannot enter the UK if they have been in India in the previous 10 days', says health secretary Matt Hancock.

25 February, 2021

Covid-19 Guidelines At Airports: Here Are The New State-Wise Protocols

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra and Delhi made it compulsory for passengers travelling from select states to produce a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test report on arrival.

17 February, 2021

Indian-Origin Doctor Known For Preventing Communicable Diseases Via Air Travel Dies

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Dr Jarnail Singh died on February 6 in Singapore. His death has prompted tributes from those in the aviation and medical sectors worldwide.

11 February, 2021

Flights To Get More Expensive As Government Raises Limits On Domestic Airfares By 10-30%

Outlook Web Bureau

These new limits would remain 'in force up to March 31, 2021, or until further orders', the ministry said its order on Thursday.

22 October, 2020

Government Eases Visa Curbs; OCI, PIO Card Holders Can Now Visit India


The Indian government on Thursday restored the validity of all existing visas, except the ones issued under electronic, tourist and medical categories.

30 September, 2020

With Ban On International Travel, Indians Explore More Domestic Destinations


According to a survey, Indian travellers journeyed on an average of 780 km per booking this year compared to 1,786 km per booking from June to August 2019. This is slightly lower than the global average of 63 percent.

09 April, 2019

Amid Rising Airfares, DGCA Requests Airlines To Augment Number Of Flights

Outlook Web Bureau

For the last few weeks, the cash-strapped Jet Airways has been grounding its aircraft due to non-payment of dues to its lessors.

06 April, 2019

Pak Opens One Of 11 Air Routes For West-Bound Flights From India

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan has opened one of its 11 air routes for west-bound flights from India and airlines such as Air India and Turkish Airlines have started using it, said a senior government official on Saturday.

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Children suffering from viral fever rest on cots at a house at Pinahat in Agra.

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Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses a press conference on announcement of PLI scheme for Drones and Drone Components, at NMC in New Delhi.

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Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C) launches the Book “Modi Stole My Mask", authired by Amit Bagaria (L) and Savid Rodrgues (R), in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being welcomed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on his arrival at Annadale, in Shimla.

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A man stands near a partially submerged vehicle due to waterlogging following heavy rains in Lucknow.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

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