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    The UK Bans Flights from The Dubai

    The post The UK Bans Flights from The Dubai appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UK government has taken the urgent decision to ban travel to the UK from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to prevent the spread of the new variant originally identified in South Africa into the UK. From 1 pm yesterday 29 January, passengers who had been in or transited through the United Arab Emirates in the last 10 days will no longer be granted access to the UK. This does not include British and Irish nationals, or third-country nationals with residence rights in the UK, who will be able to enter the…

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    UK bans international travel until 17 May

    The post UK bans international travel until 17 May appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In view of the spread of COVID-19, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a ban on non-essential international travel from and to the country till at least 17 May. Though travel and aviation sectors have been among the hardest-hit during the pandemic, the ban came as the new COVID-19 strain has been spreading. PM Johnson said domestic overnight stays and self-contained accommodation will be allowed no earlier than 12 April but non-essential international travel will remain banned. Highlighting the road map of lockdown, Johnson said: “This is part of the…

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    Maldives bans travel from South Asia as COVID cases soar | Coronavirus pandemic News

    The Indian Ocean holiday destination recorded a single-day rise of 1,500 cases on Tuesday, compared with less than 100 a month ago. Rich Indians can no longer escape their country’s raging pandemic by holidaying in the Maldives, after the island paradise said it would ban travel from South Asia as it battles a surge in COVID-19 infections. The Indian Ocean holiday destination southwest of India reopened its tourist resorts in July last year after halting international flights for more than three months at the start of the pandemic. But the atoll nation, a group of islands with 340,000 people, has been grappling with a jump in cases, including a record…