Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicInternational Flights

Topic: International Flights

Canada extends ban on direct passenger flights from India till 21 Sep, cites Covid risk

According to Transport Canada, passengers travelling from India via indirect routes must obtain negative Covid test reports from a third country before entering Canada.

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till 31 July

The aviation regulator also said that the suspension will not affect the operation of international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by it.

Iran bans flights from India and Pakistan amid spike in Covid infections

Several other countries in the region, including the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Kuwait, also have banned flights to and from India over the rise in coronavirus cases there.

DGCA extends ban on international flights till 28 February

The restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

India extends suspension of international passenger flights till 28 February

International flights have been suspended in India since 23 March 2020 due to Covid, but ‘air bubble’ arrangements with 24 countries are facilitating travel.

Suspension of international flights extended till 31 January, says DGCA

The suspension of scheduled flights has been in place since 23 March. However, India has signed air bubble pacts with 24 countries which allows special flights to operate.

India-UK flights to remain suspended till 7 January, says Hardeep Puri

Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Puri said the flights, which were earlier suspended till 31 December, will resume in a 'strictly regulated' manner thereafter.

Suspension of flights to UK could be slightly extended, says Aviation Minister

Hardeep Singh Puri had last week suspended all flights between Britain and India from 23 December to 31 December over the mutated variant of the virus.

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 December

The restrictions will not apply to international all-cargo operations and specifically-approved flights. The suspension of international flights has been in place since 23 March.

Not flying this year? This is what you can do with your frequent flier miles

From pooling the points to planning for 2021 to approaching travel miles as a fluctuating currency to purchase tickets, here are some practices one can follow:

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Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

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Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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