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Air travel

PM Modi Briefed About ‘Omicron’; Asks Officials To Review Plans

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday briefed about the new 'Omicron' variant of the coronavirus, and he asked officials to review the plans to ease international travel restrictions in light of the "emerging new evidence".

Australia Recognises Covaxin: All Countries That Have Approved Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Vaccine

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.

Domestic Flights To Resume At Full Capacity From Oct 18

The order stated that the decision was taken after taking into consideration the recent demand for air travel.

Flights To Resume Between India And Canada From Monday

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.

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

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

13 August, 2021

Domestic Air Travel Becomes Costlier As Govt Raises Cap On Airfares


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.

05 August, 2021

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

Deutsche Welle

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

04 August, 2021

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


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

16 July, 2021

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

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Photo Gallery

A medic administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

Hindu pilgrims offer prayers on the banks of Jhelum river during the Pushkar festival, at Shadipura village in Ganderbal district. Pilgrims arrived at the confluence of the Jhelum river and Sindh stream to celebrate the...

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

A medic sorts the vials of Covid-19 vaccine at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

Students outside an examination centre after appearing in the CBSE 10th Social Science Theory (SST) Board Exams 2022 for Term-1, in Ghaziabad.

PTI Photo

Wrestler Deepak Punia waves towards his fans as he arrives at Jaiprakash Narayan airport, in Patna.

PTI Photo

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