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Kejriwal urges Centre to extend ban on UK flights – india news

Amid concerns over the new mutant strain of SARS-Cov-2 virus in India, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged the Centre to consider extending the ban on UK flights. The Centre partially lifted the ban and resumed India to UK flights from January 6. The first flight from the UK will arrive in India on January 8. The civil aviation ministry ...

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UK flights resume after two-week suspension – india news

Two weeks after India suspended all flight operations to the UK after the detection of a new coronavirus strain, the first flight for the UK left Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on Wednesday with 252 passengers, officials said. Another flight left for London in the evening from Mumbai. The two flights carried a total of 491 passengers. They are expected ...

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Air India opens booking for flights between India, UK – india news

India’s national carrier Air India on Saturday opened booking for flights between India and the United Kingdom hours after the civil aviation ministry said flights from India to the UK will start operating from January 6. Air India also confirmed that the new flights are in addition to the regular flights and tickets could be booked online through its website. ...

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India to UK flights will resume from January 6, ministry clarifies – india news

A day after the civil aviation ministry decided to resume flights between India and the UK from January 8, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday offered more clarification and said flights from India to the UK can start on January 6, while operations from the UK to India will begin on January 8. The schedule is valid till January ...

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Aviation deaths rise worldwide in 2020 even as fatal incidents, flights fall – world news

The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes rose in 2020 to 299 worldwide, even as the number of crashes fell by more than 50%, a Dutch consulting firm said on Friday. Aviation consulting firm To70 said in 2020 there were 40 accidents involving large commercial passenger planes, five of which were fatal, resulting in 299 fatalities. In ...

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India-UK flights to resume from January 8 in restricted manner, says civil aviation minister – india news

Passenger flights between India and the United Kingdom will resume from January 8, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced on Friday, days after New Delhi stopped commercial flights to the UK after a spike in Covid cases attributed to a more infectious mutant virus. The initial round of suspension of flights from 23 December was valid till 31 December. ...

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India extends suspension of UK flights till January 7 – india news

India has extended the suspension of flights to and from the UK until January 7 from December 31 in bid to contain the spread of a new, more transmissible strain of the Sars-CoV-2 virus that originated in that country, and at the same time delayed by a month the planned resumption of regular international commercial flights. A decision has been ...

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DGCA modifies order to suspend international flights till Jan 31, cargo operations exempted – india news

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday modified its order to extend the suspension on international flights till January 31. The DGCA also said that international flights to and from the United Kingdom will remain suspended till January 7. The suspension comes in the wake of the discovery of cases of a new infectious strain of SARS-Cov-2, first ...

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Saudi Arabia extends suspension of international flights by another week – travel

Saudi Arabia has extended the suspension of all international commercial flights and entry into the Kingdom through land and seaports for another week in view of the new coronavirus strain which was discovered in the United Kingdom, the state media said. “An official source in the Ministry of Interior said: Extending the suspension of international flights and entering the Kingdom ...

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Saudi Arabia suspends Air India, other flights for a week – world news

All international flights, including those of Air India’s, to and from Saudi Arabia were suspended for a week on Monday owing to fears over a new strain of coronavirus that put London and all of southern England on a Christmas lockdown last week. The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) on Monday cited a source from Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry ...

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