No Flights To Kolkata From 6 Cities Including Delhi, Mumbai From July 6-19

All domestic and international flights were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic. Flights from six cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai and Ahmedabad – will not land in Kolkata for three weeks starting Monday, authorities said as the West Bengal government stepped up measures to contain the coronavirus. It is informed that no flights shall […]

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International Flights Remain Suspended Till July 15, Says Government

All international flights were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. New Delhi: Commercial international flights to and from India shall stay suspended till July 15, civil aviation watchdog DGCA has announced. The restriction will not apply to international cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator. All passenger flights were suspended when […]

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Locusts A Threat To Flights When Landing Or Taking Off, Says Regulator

Large locust swarms can also obstruct visual ground contact over a large area, the DGCA said. New Delhi: Locust swarms pose a serious threat to flights while landing and taking off, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) warned on Friday amid the worst invasion of the pest that has swamped western and central India […]

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5 Passengers, Who Flew Chennai To Salem, Test Coronavirus Positive

Flights in Chennai and other airports around India resumed on Monday. Chennai: Five passengers, who flew from Chennai to Salem in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said. Fifty-one people have been quarantined as a result, they said, just days after India resumed limited domestic air travel after a two-month shutdown […]

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Covid-19: Most viruses, other germs do not spread easily on flights, says report

Most viruses and other germs do not spread easily on flights, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has said in its Covid-19 guidelines which do not recommend following social distancing between two passengers inside a plane or keeping the middle seat unoccupied. As a result of coronavirus pandemic, air traffic inside the US […]

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Flying To Mumbai? New Maharashtra Rules You Need To Know

Passngers will have to maintain social distancing at all times, Maharashtra said. Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Monday announced rules for passengers travelling through the airports in Mumbai and others in the state amid the coronavirus lockdown. Limited domestic air travel resumed across the country on Monday amid disarray after some states restricted the number […]

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More Than 80 Flights In Delhi Cancelled, Confusion At Airports

Coronavirus Lockdown: 82 flights to and from Delhi were cancelled. Highlights 82 flights cancelled in Delhi, passengers say they were not informed Officials said states have refused to operate flights agreed earlier The Mumbai airport will handle 50 flights daily Mumbai: As domestic flights resumed at several airports across India this morning after two months […]

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Middle Seats Must Be Kept Empty On Flights For Stranded Indians: Top Court

Air India can operate flights with middle seats occupied only for the next 10 days, the court said. New Delhi: Special international flights to repatriate Indians must have middle seats vacant, the Supreme Court said today, commenting that it was “common sense” that social distancing is important as a precaution against coronavirus. Air India can […]

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Thermal Checks, Flight Crew In PPE Suits As India Flies Again: 10 Points

Coronavirus Lockdown: Passengers on flights were seen wearing face shields. New Delhi: Air travel resumed across India this morning, two months after the lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, bringing relief to the aviation sector that was on the brink of collapse. Hundreds of people reached airports to take early morning flights to their […]

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Centre’s Plan For Resuming Flights Runs Into Turbulence In States

Coronavirus lockdown: The centre has said flights can resume from Monday. (AFP) New Delhi: A day before domestic flights are set to resume across the country, there is still confusion about the rules and readiness in states. Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu – home to some of the country’s busiest airports in Mumbai, Kolkata and […]

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