France extends Covid tests for travellers from China

Since the start of this year, travellers aged over 11 and coming from China to France have had to present a negative test taken 48 hours before the flight to board the plane.

published on : 28th January 2023

Delhi: Former Congress MP, PA found guilty in 2012 cheating case

As per the CBI, Pandey, the then MP from Shravasti constituency in UP along with his PA Arvind Tewari cheated the government on a travel claim of Rs 9.7 lakh in November 2012, using forged documents.

published on : 19th January 2023

US air travel returns to normal after technology breakdown

Attention turned to the federal agency where the technology failure apparently started hours before it inconvenienced more than 1 million travelers.

published on : 13th January 2023

All about NOTAM, the system that paused US air travel

Aviation experts say such alerts can be highly important, such as the notification of a closed runway, or if there is a problem with ground-based signals used to land the plane.

published on : 12th January 2023

Computer breakdown sows chaos across US air travel system

The Federal Aviation Administration said preliminary indications “traced the outage to a damaged database file."

published on : 12th January 2023

In first blowback, China halts visas to South Korea, Japan

Beijing was furious over Covid-19 curbs. It is not clear why the two countries were targeted and whether other nations would face similar consequences 

published on : 11th January 2023

Canada bars Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa brothers over rights abuses

International observers estimate that up to 40,000 civilians from the ethnic Tamil minority were killed during the war's final months in an indiscriminate bombing and clearance campaign.

published on : 11th January 2023

Former Kingfisher executive to co-launch regional airline as demand for air travel rises

The new airline, to be called Fly91, will be headed by Harsha Raghavan, current managing partner at Convergent Finance LLP.

published on : 10th January 2023

IndiGo's fleet size grows to 300 aircraft to cater growing passenger volume

The airline offers 180 seats on its A320 CEO fleet while its A320 NEO planes are 180 and 186 seaters.

published on : 6th January 2023

Entry restrictions in some countries targeting China lack scientific basis: Beijing

Australia and Canada this week joined a growing list of countries requiring travellers from China to take a COVID-19 test prior to boarding their flight, as China battles a nationwide outbreak.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Hyderabad travel tales

CE picks some of the best weekend gateways which are not very far from city and are absolutely scenic during winter

published on : 3rd January 2023

‘Absence of Covid info’: WHO backs restrictions on travellers from China

The Covid test needs to be done 72 hours before arrival to India. The rule will be applied from January 1. 

published on : 31st December 2022

Sri Lanka hopes to revive economy as it resumes Russian flight services after tourism plea

Russia was Sri Lanka's biggest source of visitors at the start of the year but arrivals nearly ceased after the invasion of Ukraine and as the Indian Ocean island weathered its worst-ever economic cri

published on : 30th December 2022

Negative RTPCR report must for flyers to India from China, five countries from Jan 1 

Last week, the government made random coronavirus testing mandatory for two per cent of passengers arriving on each international flight.

published on : 29th December 2022

China to scrap COVID-19 quarantine for incoming passengers

Currently, arriving passengers must quarantine for five days at a hotel, followed by three days at home. That is down from as much as three weeks in the past.

published on : 27th December 2022

Taking the world home, a piece at a time

This time, I brought back little idols of the deity and a pack of postcards, among other things.

published on : 27th December 2022

Tripping over travel 

The year 2022 marked a special moment for travel lovers who jet set with a vengeance after staying put for over two years. 

published on : 26th December 2022

Delhi: Jacqueline Fernandez withdraws abroad travel plea after court's obejection

The actor had a discussion with her lawyers and informed the court that she was withdrawing her application at this stage.

published on : 22nd December 2022

How ease of travel can become a reality in India

While aviation and railways are doing their bit for Mission Ease of Travel, it is for the states to come forward to make this mission a day-to-day experience for citizens.

published on : 21st December 2022

Hack it, bag it: Travel hacking for frequent flyer

It is hard work, though. You need to read the fine print in the digital space and master how to get maximum points each time to swipe.

published on : 11th December 2022
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