Israel extends travel ban for India, six other countries till June 13

Tel Aviv: The Israeli government has extended an ongoing travel ban to seven countries, including India, until June 13, according to a joint statement. The statement issued on Friday (May 28, 2021) by the Ministries of Health and Transport and the Prime Minister’s Office also lists Ukraine, Ethiopia, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico and Turkey, Xinhua […]

COVID-19: First repatriation flight from India lands in Australia after travel ban lifts

Canberra: The first repatriation flight from India landed in Australia on Saturday after the government’s controversial travel ban to the Covid-battered country ended. The Qantas jet carrying approximately 80 Australians, who were stranded in India, touched down at a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base in Darwin earlier in the day, reports Xinhua news agency. […]

Nepal extends international flight ban till May end amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Kathmandu: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to extend the ban on international flights till the end of May amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country. Issuing a release on Tuesday (May 11) evening, the aviation regulatory authority of the Himalayan nation announced the extension of the flight ban till […]

Hong Kong suspends flights from India, Pakistan and Philippines from April 20

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong authorities on Sunday (April 18) announced that they are suspending flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 onwards.  The order stated that the ban will remain in place for two weeks and the decision was taken after the N501Y mutant COVID-19 strain was detected in the Asian […]