Flight takes off

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Amid Low Visibility, Flight Operations Remain Normal At Delhi Airport

Despite low visibility triggered by the fog, flight operations at Delhi airport were normal in the morning on January 20, however authorities requested all passengers to contact the airlines, for information related to flight operations. Delhi witnessed dense fog in the morning, leading to poor visibility, Indian Meteorological Department said. Meanwhile, the minimum temperature was recorded at 8°C at 8 am, while the maximum is expected to… read-more

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 09:54 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: National, Travel, New Delhi, weather forecast, fog

Courtesy: ANI

Srinagar International Airport

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Srinagar Airport Asks Passengers Not To Come Too Early For Flights

Srinagar Airport Authority asked the passengers to arrive at the airport only up to three hours prior to the flight. The announcement has come after the authority realized, people are arriving at the airport 7-8 hours prior to their flights, which caused crowding. "Passengers are requested to come to the airport only three hours before the flight departure time," said Director, Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 06:21 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Srinagar, Srinagar Airport, Jammu and Kashmir, COVID restrictions, Covid-19

Courtesy: Times Travel

Indian passport

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Indian Passport Holder Can Travel 60 Countries Visa-Free

In a relief to Indian travelers, at least 60 countries will now welcome Indian passports for visa-free or visa on arrival travel. In 2022, India's passport power increased to 83rd position from the previous 90th position, allowing travel to 60 countries instead of previous 58 countries. With the new announcement, places like Oman, Fiji, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Thailand, Maldives, Laos and Seychelles will welcome Indian passport… read-more

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 10:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Passport, Travel, foreign countries, visa free travel, Visa

Flight takes off from runway

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Japan Govt Extends Entry Ban Amid Omicron Threat: COVID-19

Citing Omicron situation, Japan PM, Fumio Kishida on January 11, announced ban on entry of non-resident foreigners till the end of February. The entry ban has been in place since November 30, following Japan's first case of the highly contagious Omicron variant. Kishida suggested that a formal decision whether to continue entry ban in its current form would be decided once Japan's long weekend finished.

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 08:28 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: World, Japan, omicron, Ban, Travel

Courtesy: UNI

Air India flights

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Air India Announce One Free Change Offer For Passengers

Air India approved "One Free Change" to passengers, after IndiGo's 20% flights were cancelled. On January 10, Air India allowed one change of date, flight number and sector for domestic flights with confirmed tickets. The offer can be availed once, for travelers traveling on/before March 31, 2022. Air India took to Twitter and posted same asking people to follow official Air India website airindia.com for more details. 

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 08:56 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Covid-19, IndiGo, One Free Change, Flights

Courtesy: Zee Business

Sri Lanka- India

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Sri Lanka- India Bilateral Ties Strengthen With Luxurious Train Launch

Sri Lanka Government launched a special luxurious train, between Tamil dominated Jaffna and capital city Colombo. The Country's Transport Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi launched train and welcomed Indian Deputy Commissioner K Vinod, at Colombo Fort Station. The launch is said to be a major step towards the strengthening bilateral ties between India-Sri Lanka. Notably, for the special trains, Indian Government provided AC Diesel Multiple… read-more

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 07:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilateral ties, India, Sri Lanka, Special Luxurious Train, Colombo

Picture of aeroplane

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268 Flights Cancelled In 5 Days At Srinagar Airport Due To Poor Visibility

Amid poor visibility due to inclement weather, over 53 flights are being cancelled on a daily basis at the Kashmir's Srinagar airport for the last five days. A total of 268 flights were cancelled since January 4 including 134 from Srinagar to various destinations, airport spokesman said. Meanwhile, the disruptions have left travelers disappointed, especially tourists, many of whom have been stranded in the valley.

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 04:23 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: J&K, Airport, bad weather, flights cancelled, snowfall

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir

Truck on snowy road

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Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Reopens After 2 Days

After remaining closed for two-days due to snowfall and shooting stones, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened on January 7. After the landslides were cleared from the highway, the traffic of light-motor vehicles was allowed from both the sides, along with 3,000 vehicles, which were stranded on the highway at various places from January 5. The trucks carrying perishable items and petroleum products were also allowed to move,… read-more

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 06:59 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Highway, Reopened, kashmir, national highway, J&K

Courtesy: PTI

People at Airport

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7-days Quarantine Mandatory For International Passengers: MoHFW

The Union Government, on January 7, announced fresh guidelines for international travellers amid the surge of COVID-19 cases. As per new guidelines, seven days of home quarantine is mandatory for all international passengers. In addition, RT-PCR COVID-19 test is mandatory for all on the eighth day. The fresh guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will be in effect from January 11, reported Zee News.

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 05:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: omicron, Union government, New Travel Guidelines

Courtesy: Zee News

Flight

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35 Flights Arrives At Srinagar After 2 Days Disruption

Following two days of disruption and cancellation of around 79 flights, 35 scheduled flights arrived at Srinagar International Airport on January 6.  The flights were landed after improvement in weather conditions. Airport Authority confirmed that Srinagar Airport witnessed six flight cancellations on January 6, while 35 flights operated, but with some delays. Director, Kuldeep Singh said that some flight delays and cancellations were forced… read-more

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 01:34 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Srinagar, J&K, WEATHER, snow, flights cancelled

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir