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COVID-19: Israel extends travel ban for India, six other countries till June 13

The Israeli government has extended an ongoing travel ban to seven countries, including India, until June 13, according to a joint statement.

May 29, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

COVID-19: First repatriation flight from India lands in Australia after travel ban lifts

The first repatriation flight from India landed in Australia on Saturday after the government's controversial travel ban to the Covid-battered country ended.

May 15, 2021, 14:01 PM IST

Nepal extends international flight ban till May end amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Due to the continuously increasing COVID-19 cases, Nepal extended the ban on international flights till the end of May.

May 12, 2021, 12:11 PM IST

Hong Kong suspends flights from India, Pakistan and Philippines from April 20

The Hong Kong authorities on Sunday (April 18) announced that they are suspending flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 onwards. 

Apr 19, 2021, 06:44 AM IST

COVID-19: Kuwait to stop entry of non-citizens amid surge in cases

Tareq Al-Mezrem made this announcement after an extraordinary meeting of the Kuwaiti government which was held Wednesday (February 3) evening to discuss the public health situation and the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Xinhua news agency reported.

Feb 04, 2021, 14:50 PM IST

Saudi Arabia bars entry of non-citizens from 20 countries, including India

As part of precautionary measures imposed by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health, the entry of travelers from over 20 countries is banned from Wednesday (February 3) in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the country. Over 310 new positive cases were recorded day before the ban.  


Feb 03, 2021, 13:08 PM IST

Kenya maintains flight ban to Ebola-hit West African nations

The Kenyan government will not lift a travel ban to West African countries affected by an outbreak of Ebola virus disease until the risk reduces to a manageable level, officials said Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Turkey, citing ceasefire, lifts flight ban to Israel`s Ben Gurion airport

Turkey lifted a ban on flights to Tel Aviv`s Ben Gurion airport after a ceasefire was agreed between Israelis and Palestinians, the state`s SHGM aviation authority said on Saturday.

Jul 26, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Europe flight ban an overreaction: Virgin founder

Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson says the Europe-wide ban on flights prompted by the volcanic ash cloud was unnecessary.

Apr 24, 2010, 20:19 PM IST