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United Air to begin flights to European summer spots - Greece, Iceland, Croatia(Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash)

United Air to begin flights to European summer spots - Greece, Iceland, Croatia

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 08:03 PM IST
United Airlines Holdings Inc selected three European summer destinations - Greece, Iceland and Croatia because they allow US travellers who comply with local Covid-19 pandemic restrictions to enter. The carrier has never flown those routes before.
New Zealand may open border with Australia from end of week(Photo by Dan Freeman on Unsplash)
New Zealand may open border with Australia from end of week(Photo by Dan Freeman on Unsplash)

New Zealand may open border with Australia from end of week

Reuters |
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Facing mounting pressure from businesses to open the border, New Zealand could open border to Australian travellers from end of the week. However, PM Jacinda Ardern is yet to make any announcement for quarantine-free travel with Australia
Vaccine passport: Singapore to accept Covid digital travel pass from next month(Photo by Julien de Salaberry on Unsplash)
Vaccine passport: Singapore to accept Covid digital travel pass from next month(Photo by Julien de Salaberry on Unsplash)

Vaccine passport: Singapore to accept Covid digital travel pass from next month

Reuters |
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Singapore will accept the International Air Transport Association (IATA) mobile travel pass for pre-departure checks, where travellers can get clearance to fly to and enter Singapore by showing a smartphone application containing their data from accredited laboratories.
Greece lifts week-long quarantine for vaccinated Israeli tourists(Unsplash)
Greece lifts week-long quarantine for vaccinated Israeli tourists(Unsplash)

Vaccinated Israeli tourists won't have to do week-long quarantine in Greece

Reuters | , Athens
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 07:44 AM IST
On Thursday, Greece lifted the one-week quarantine rule for those Israeli travellers who have received the Covid-19 vaccine. However, they will still have to submit a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to travel.
Four-week lockdown extension proposed in Germany to avoid health-care overload(Photo by Sangga Rima Roman Selia on Unsplash)
Four-week lockdown extension proposed in Germany to avoid health-care overload(Photo by Sangga Rima Roman Selia on Unsplash)

Four-week lockdown extension proposed in Germany to avoid health-care overload

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 01:45 PM IST
  • Chancellor Angela Merkel proposes plan to extend and slightly tighten existing curbs, especially for travellers, in Germany through April 18 amid an upward curve of Covid-19 infections in Europe’s biggest economy ahead of Easter holiday break
Maharashtra travellers to carry negative Covid-19 report in Madhya Pradesh(Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash)
Maharashtra travellers to carry negative Covid-19 report in Madhya Pradesh(Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash)

Maharashtra travellers to carry negative Covid-19 report in Madhya Pradesh

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 05:52 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan makes it mandatory for travellers coming from Maharashtra to carry a negative coronavirus report as Covid-19 cases spike in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Betul, Chhindwara, Ujjain and the state's districts bordering Maharashtra
Covid test mandatory for travellers coming to Rajasthan from Maharashtra, Kerala(Photo by Jeet Dhanoa on Unsplash)
Covid test mandatory for travellers coming to Rajasthan from Maharashtra, Kerala(Photo by Jeet Dhanoa on Unsplash)

Covid test mandatory for travellers coming to Rajasthan from Maharashtra, Kerala

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for travellers from Maharashtra and Kerala to produce a negative Covid-19 test report upon their arrival in the state
Covid-19 variants dampen hope of travel rebound, quarantines get longer-lonelier(Photo by Ellen Jenni on Unsplash)
Covid-19 variants dampen hope of travel rebound, quarantines get longer-lonelier(Photo by Ellen Jenni on Unsplash)

Covid-19 variants dampen hope of travel rebound, quarantines get longer-lonelier

Bloomberg |
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.
Covid-19: Amid spike in virus cases, Germany could raise Moselle's warning level(Photo by Julia Solonina on Unsplash)
Covid-19: Amid spike in virus cases, Germany could raise Moselle's warning level(Photo by Julia Solonina on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Amid spike in virus cases, Germany could raise Moselle's warning level

Reuters |
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Germany might classify the Moselle region, which shares a border with Saarland, as a high incidence area or even as an area of where a Covid-19 variant 'of concern' is present, which would effectively prohibit travellers from crossing the border
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in November last year had allowed the running of DTC and cluster buses with full seating capacity.(Unsplash)
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in November last year had allowed the running of DTC and cluster buses with full seating capacity.(Unsplash)

Allow travel by commuters in aisle of public transport buses: DTC to DDMA

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 09:08 AM IST
The Delhi Transport Department has sent a proposal for consideration in a DDMA meeting scheduled on Monday to allow travel by commuters in the aisle or standing position in public transport buses in view of the declining Covid-19 cases in the city.
Singapore's Changi Airport opens bubble for business travellers amid Covid-19(Photo by Yu Kato on Unsplash)
Singapore's Changi Airport opens bubble for business travellers amid Covid-19(Photo by Yu Kato on Unsplash)

Singapore's Changi Airport opens bubble for business travellers amid Covid-19

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 08:10 PM IST
Visitors to Singapore will undergo Covid-19 testing upon arrival at Changi Airport and will be able to conduct meetings with local guests and other segregated travel lane groups at the facility behind floor-to-ceiling dividers.
Here's how hotels are boosting traveller confidence to mitigate Covid-19 losses(Photo by Claudia Altamimi on Unsplash)
Here's how hotels are boosting traveller confidence to mitigate Covid-19 losses(Photo by Claudia Altamimi on Unsplash)

Here's how hotels are boosting traveller confidence to mitigate Covid-19 losses

PTI |
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 02:50 PM IST
The hotels and the hospitality industry is infusing new technologies into its operations to safeguard both guests and employees during Covid-19 times. Here's how
Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19(Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash)
Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19(Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash)

Asia’s fragile aviation recovery suffers due to resurgence of Covid-19

Bloomberg |
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
Australian states lift travel restrictions amid zero local Covid-19 cases(Twitter/Australia)
Australian states lift travel restrictions amid zero local Covid-19 cases(Twitter/Australia)

Australian states lift travel restrictions amid zero local Covid-19 cases

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 07:57 AM IST
Australian state borders to reopen as New South Wales recorded its 11th day of zero local coronavirus cases on Thursday, enabling Queensland to lift travel restrictions along with Victoria state which will relax travel with Sydney.
Canada might quarantine travellers in hotels to curb importation of Covid-19(Twitter/DrBianca84/UtugiM)
Canada might quarantine travellers in hotels to curb importation of Covid-19(Twitter/DrBianca84/UtugiM)

Canada might quarantine travellers in hotels to curb importation of Covid-19

AP |
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:41 AM IST
  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau advises people to cancel vacations abroad and not to book a trip for spring break amid rising Covid-19 cases, suggests measures to isolate travellers at a hotel rather than at home in response to the new and more contagious variants of the coronavirus
The Seychelles government has opened the country for tourism for those who have taken both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine and have a negative report from a RT-PCR test done 72 hours prior to the journey, said an official statement on Wednesday.(Unsplash)
The Seychelles government has opened the country for tourism for those who have taken both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine and have a negative report from a RT-PCR test done 72 hours prior to the journey, said an official statement on Wednesday.(Unsplash)

Seychelles opens up for tourism for vaccinated travellers

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The Seychelles government has opened the country for tourism for those who have taken both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine and have a negative report from a RT-PCR test done 72 hours prior to the journey, said an official statement on Wednesday.
Singapore makes it mandatory for all travellers to undergo Covid test on arrival(Twitter/trip_limited)
Singapore makes it mandatory for all travellers to undergo Covid test on arrival(Twitter/trip_limited)

Singapore makes it mandatory for all travellers to undergo Covid test on arrival

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:44 AM IST
Singapore puts more stringent measures in place to manage the risk of Covid importation amid the worsening coronavirus situation around the world, all travellers to take a Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test upon arrival
Hawaii allows travellers to skip quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival(Twitter/W0rld2020)
Hawaii allows travellers to skip quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival(Twitter/W0rld2020)

Hawaii allows travellers to skip 14-day quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival

Honolulu | By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Hawaii encourages pre-travel testing to add a greater element of safety for travel into the US, allows travellers to skip quarantine with virus test
A file photo taken on December 2, 2016, shows Airbus A380 jetliners bearing the Air France livery on the tarmac at Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport.(AFP FILE)
A file photo taken on December 2, 2016, shows Airbus A380 jetliners bearing the Air France livery on the tarmac at Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport.(AFP FILE)

Travellers hit as half of European flights delayed by Eurocontrol system outage

Reuters, Berlin | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 10:19 PM IST
The breakdown of the ETFMS system at European network manager Eurocontrol came on a day when travellers in France were hit by strikes by rail workers and Air France employees.
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