UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 05:30 PM IST
'We will work with the global travel task-force so that Britain can become the first country in the world to safely restart international travel and trade at scale': London Heathrow airport's Chief Executive Officer John Holland-Kaye
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:47 AM IST
While the efficacy of vaccines on mutated Covid-19 strains are under debate, the tightening of quarantine models to contain the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants is damping hopes of a swift rebound in international air travel.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 05:13 PM IST
US airlines and renewables companies are lobbying the Biden administration to back a big increase in subsidies for lower-carbon aviation fuel, arguing new incentives are needed to help fight climate change.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 08:21 AM IST
The defense ministry has been tasked with contracting hotels where arrivals will be quarantined.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:04 AM IST
- Starting February 22, all the non-essential travelers flying to Canada will have to reserve a three-night stay in a government-authorized hotel at their own expense.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 10:42 AM IST
The government on Thursday announced an increase in fares for air travel by up to ₹5,600, and as per aviation experts, the reason behind the hike is the increase in fuel prices.
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Airlines maps are ditching business hubs and are being overhauled to reflect new demand in leisure travel. Here’s what you need to know about the opportunity for travellers right now
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 02:08 PM IST
The International Air Transport Association has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2020 showing that demand fell by 65.9 per cent compared to the full year of 2019, by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history.
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:04 AM IST
The depth of the latest Covid-19 spike, its impact on aviation and subsequent consumer demand suggests that the hoped for recovery toward the back end of 2021 may not be as strong as expected: Mayur Patel, head of Asia at OAG Aviation
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2021 06:59 PM IST
US Embassy in Myanmar issues a 'security alert' as the road to the international airport in Yangon, the country's biggest city, was closed on Monday. This came after the shutting down of all passenger flights and airports in lieu of the detention of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:49 PM IST
However, multiple flights continue to bring passengers into the country, including several each week from India, as part of an air bubble arrangement
Detroit | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 03:15 PM IST
Air travel is less than half of what it was in 2019, but it has recovered a bit from a staggering 96% decline in mid-April of last year.
Yangon | By Asian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 04:26 PM IST
The Ministry of Transportation and Communication of Myanmar recently announced an extension on the ban of international flights in an attempt to prevent the importation of Covid-19 through air travel.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 01:55 PM IST
It said 69 per cent of the passengers said they planned to travel again in the next three months. In its June survey, this figure stood at 54 per cent.
Cairo | By Reuters | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 07:40 AM IST
After suspending air travel with Britain, Australia and South Africa, Tunisia has now put a ban on all air travel with Denmark amid fears of spread of the new coronavirus strain.
Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Regulators, insurers and experts are warning airlines to take extra care when reactivating planes left in extended storage during the Covid-19 pandemic, citing potential pilot rustiness, maintenance errors and even insect nests blocking key sensors.
Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:56 AM IST
Now that the Covid vaccine is here, it’s time to plan for a post-pandemic reality
Kuala Lumpur | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Governments in Asia could require inbound travellers to receive Covid-19 vaccinations, AirAsia Group’s Chief Executive Officer said on Wednesday, with such conditions expected to become a trend in the region.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:23 PM IST
IndiGo used to operate over 1,500 daily flights before Covid-19 pandemic began.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:41 PM IST
U.S. air travellers rose to the most in more than eight months as flyers brushed aside the advice of public health officials to avoid trips around the Thanksgiving holiday.
London | By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 02:49 PM IST
England said it will chop its 14-day quarantine for arrivals from high-risk countries by almost two-thirds if they take a coronavirus test, easing restrictions on air travel just in time for the Christmas holiday rush.
Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 07:10 AM IST
Taking baby steps back into a post-Covid world
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 08:07 PM IST
The DCAA had sent a notice to Air India Express. The notice stated that the flight IX1135 operated by the airline from Jaipur to Dubai International Airport (DIA), had a passenger on board, who had contracted SARS-CoV-2 that causes Covid-19.
With most services unavailable due to Covid-19, flying business class has started to feel more like economy
Delhi | By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 07:40 AM IST
Forget the flute of chilled Moet & Chandon before takeoff, mid-flight gin and tonics and a roaming dessert trolley after dinner. Flying business class isn’t what it used to be.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 09:27 PM IST
The government had resumed domestic flight operations on May 25, two months after the national lockdown was announced to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Unpacking the peculiar experience of air travel during the pandemic
Frankfurt (Germany) | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 09:18 PM IST
The International Air Transport Association pushed back its prediction by one year due to the slow containment of the outbreak in the U.S. and developing countries.
Livemint, New Delhi | By Gireesh Chandra Prasad
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 08:07 AM IST
Central govt wants to seize the initiative and boost FDI.The ministry of civil aviation has already announced the establishment of the so-called bilateral air bubbles
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 10:06 PM IST
The state finance secretary said if any officer has to travel, then no reimbursement would be allowed for occupancy in any hotel in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.
Chicago | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 11:03 AM IST
Major U.S. airlines all require masks and have threatened to remove a passenger’s flying rights for failing to comply. Read on for the full list of airline policies.