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    India extends ban on international flights till 28 February

    The post India extends ban on international flights till 28 February appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Indian government has extended the ban on international commercial flights till 28 February, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a circular. Earlier, the ban on scheduled overseas flights was supposed to end on 31 January after a ten-month gap. Dedicated cargo flights and those specifically allowed by the civil aviation regulator such as flights under the bilateral air bubble pacts with select countries will continue to operate, the civil aviation watchdog said. A bilateral air bubble is a mechanism to resume flights between India and other…

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    No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022

    The post No cruises in Canada as it extends ban until Feb 2022 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Canada is extending its ban on cruise ships through February 2022 because of Covid-19, effectively shutting down popular summer trips to Alaska for another year. The prohibition will allow authorities to focus on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine and limit the spread of new variants, the government said in a statement. The decision is a setback for an industry trying to get back in business after being in dry dock for almost year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alaska is one of the industry’s top destinations —…

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    Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June

    The post Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Planning to travel to Australia? You will have to wait longer as the country has announced the official extension of its international travel ban into June. Australian health minister Greg Hunt has said the country has extended its international travel ban for another three months. The ban — called the ‘human biosecurity emergency period’ — was previously set to expire on 17 March. Now, it will expire on 17 June, Hunt’s announcement said. The country’s travel ban has been in place since March 2020. Hunt said the…

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    India travel ban: Germany, Italy, Maldives & Bangladesh bar travellers from India | India Business News

    NEW DELHI: Germany, Italy, Maldives and Bangladesh have restricted entry of travellers from India with immediate effect due to the Covid situation here. Now, only German nationals and holders of a German resident permit travelling from India are allowed to enter there. Lufthansa and Air India say they are not suspending flights between the two countries. Italy has barred foreign travellers who have been in India in the past 14 days from entering the country. Italian residents in India will be allowed to return with a negative test result before departure and on arrival, when they will have to go into quarantine. Maldives tourism minister Tweeted Sunday: “With effect from…