Covid travel news for India

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Updates for India


India won't be opening fully for tourism until May 2021

Last week, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, announced that the international flight services suspension that was supposed to end on October 31st might continue in place until March-April 2021. He also stated that the Indian government is considering 3 issues before resuming regular international flights; Domestic flight connectivity (already done), the epidemiology situation, and the international restrictions. Read more here.

Updated on October 24, 2020.

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India has 13 Air bubbles finalized

In the ongoing process of gradually resuming international flights, the civil aviation ministry has added more destinations to the list of countries where Indians can fly. Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri had earlier announced that talks were on with 13 countries to set up air bubbles, which has now been finalised, the minister tweeted.

Air Bubbles are in place with 13 countries. Others are being finalised. In addition to existing countries, people can also fly between India & Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Maldives, Nigeria & Qatar. Carriers of India & these countries will operate.

— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) September 18, 2020

List of countries:

1. US
2. UK
3. Canada
4. Qatar
5. France
6. Germany
7. Afghanistan
8. UAE
9. Maldives
10. Iraq
11. Nigeria
12. Bahrain
13. Iraq

Source: Trackernews

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Updated on October 24, 2020.

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Hotels and weekly markets in Delhi allowed to reopen

Following an approval given by The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), hotels and weekly markets that have been closed since early in the Covid-19 outbreak can now operate and run their businesses. Read more here.

Updated on August 25, 2020.

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India reopens borders for 6 countries

India has started reopening its borders as the country agreed to an ‘air travel bubble' with the Maldives, making it the sixth country in the new air corridor.

Countries Allowed To Travel To India Under Strict Protocols

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Germany
  5. France
  6. Maldives

Read more here.

Updated on August 13, 2020.

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No International flights to and from India till at least August 31, 2020

A new order has been passed by the Government of India, as a part of their plan to open up the lockdown. The new order notifies that airlines operating commercial flights to/from India will not be able to perform any flights till August 31, 2020, 1830 GMT, which would translate to midnight India time. In an earlier order, the international flights were limited until July 31, 2020.

Updated on August 03, 2020.

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International commercial flights to stay suspended till July 15

As India moves towards lifting up it lockdown in phases, there were speculations of commercial international flights to resume. The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has put all such speculations to rest by announcing that all commercial flights would stay suspended to and from India till July 15. Read more here.

Updated on July 01, 2020.

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