Ban on scheduled international commercial flights extended

New Delhi, September 29 Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the suspension on scheduled international commercial flight services has further been extended by a month till October 31 this year, said…

Top US diplomat to travel to India on October 6

The Fact News Service Washington, September 28 A top American diplomat will visit India next month to hold talks with her Indian counterparts on bilateral and regional issues, the US…

COVID-19: Canada lifts ban on passengers from India, flights to resume from tomorrow

Ottawa , September 26 Justin Trudeau-led Canadian government on Sunday lifted a month-long ban on passenger flights from India. The ban was put in place in view of the enhanced…

UK adds Covishield to approved vaccines’ list in updated travel advisory

The Fact News Service London, September 22 The UK government on Wednesday added Covishield, the Indian-manufactured Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, to an updated international travel advisory. The move follows widespread condemnation…

Air Canada resumes Toronto-Delhi operations after four-month pause

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 21 Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada, has resumed operations in India after a four-month-long suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Responding to a…

Foreign tourists may be allowed to visit India soon

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 19 Amid a decline in Covid cases in the country, India may soon reopen its doors for foreign tourists for the first time…

Tourism industry welcomes Centre’s move of resuming visa services

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 17 The tourism industry welcomed the Central government’s move to resume issuing tourist visas as the COVID-19 cases have declined. “The tourism industry…

Delhi-bound Air India flight abandons take-off after bird-hit at Raipur airport

The Fact News Service Raipur, September 14 A Delhi-bound Air India flight had to abandon take-off after suffering a bird-hit while ascending on the runway of the Swami Vivekanand Airport…

Jet Airways to start domestic operations in Q1 2022

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 13 Jet Airways will start domestic operations in the first quarters of 2022, the Jalan Kalrock consortium, the successful resolution applicant of the…

Air India Express flight to Sharjah turns back after take-off due to tech glitch

The Fact News Service Thiruvananthapuram, September 13 An Air India Express flight which took off from here for Sharjah, in the UAE, on Monday morning with 170 passengers was forced…

Security alerted at Delhi’s IGI airport after bomb threat

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 11 Security at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital was alerted after Delhi Police received a bomb threat call for a…

Afghan flag carrier resumes domestic flights

The Fact News Service Kabul , September 5 Afghanistan flag carrier airline Ariana Afghan Airlines has resumed domestic flights on Sunday, local media reported. “The Ariana Afghan Airlines resumed its…

Australia extends overseas travel ban

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, September 5 Australia has extended its ban on overseas travel till December 17, 2021. The “human bio security emergency period” of the country was to…

Turkey scraps mandatory quarantine rule for fully vaccinated travelers from India

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 4 Turkey has declared that fully vaccinated travelers from India will no longer be subjected to a mandatory 14-day quarantine rule, with effect…

Air-travel Alert! suspension of international commercial passenger flights extended

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 29 Amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Director-General of Civil Aviation on Sunday extended the suspension on scheduled international commercial passenger flights till September 30,…

Taliban seals off Kabul airport, stops people as evacuation process nears end

The Fact News Service Kabul, August 29 The Taliban on Saturday sealed off Kabul airport in order to prevent large crowds from leaving the war-torn country as final NATO evacuation…

India evacuates another 75 Sikhs from Kabul

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 23 Indian authorities on Monday evacuated another 75 Sikhs amid the deteriorating situation in war-torn Afghanistan. These people are being evacuated from Kabul…

Two passengers who landed in Delhi from Afghanistan today found COVID positive

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 23 Two persons out of the 146 passengers who landed in Delhi from Afghanistan on Monday were found positive for COVID-19. Speaking to…

Rapid PCR Test facility made available at Amritsar Airport for passengers travelling to UAE

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 19 The Rapid PCR Test facility has been made available at Amritsar Airport for passengers travelling to UAE after the UAE introduced some relaxations…

Kabul airport reopens as additional US troops land

The Fact News Service Washington , August 17 Afghanistan’s Kabul airport has reopened as the first C-17 landed with US Marines on board, an official said on Monday. “By the…

US eases travel advisory for India to second-lowest level

The Fact News Service Washington , August 17 The US State Department on Monday (local time) has eased its travel advisories for India, taking it to its second-lowest level and…

Flights from Bareilly to Delhi to operate for 7 days starting August 26, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 13 Flights from Bareilly to Delhi will operate for seven days from August 26, said Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. The minister’s…

Canadian government, border staff reach deal, ending strike: Unions

The Fact News Service Vancouver, August 7 The Canadian government and border staff have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, the unions representing the workers said on Friday,…

Study reveals rapport with co-travellers impacts overall tourist satisfaction

Burnaby [Canada], August 6 (ANI): According to a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University, getting along with the tourists you are co-travelling with leads to a more satisfying group experience.The findings of the study were published…

UK eases rules for fully vaccinated Indian travelers, no quarantine

The Fact News Service London, August 5 Fully vaccinated passengers from India will no longer be subjected to compulsory 10-day hotel quarantine as the UK moved the country from its…

‘Windshield crack’: Air India Express flight makes emergency landing in Thiruvananthapuram

The Fact News Service Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 An Air India Express flight from here to Saudi Arabia had to make an emergency landing at Thiruvananthapuram international airport on Saturday after…

Suspension of scheduled international passenger flights extended till August 31

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 30 The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till August 31, aviation regulator DGCA said on Friday. “However, international…

Singapore to ease COVID restrictions, aims to allow quarantine-free travel from September

The Fact News Service Singapore, July 26 Singapore is planning to allow quarantine-free travel from September, with the aim to relax COVID-19 curbs. The country expects to vaccinate 80 per…

Canada extends ban on passenger flights from India till August 21

The Fact News Service Ottawa, July 20 Canada has extended the ban on passenger flights from India by another month. The ban was set to expire on July 21, but…

U.S. govt tells individuals to avoid travel to UK as Covid cases rise

The Fact News Service Washington , July 20 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday has recommended that Americans avoid travel to the United Kingdom due…

Canada to open borders for fully vaccinated travellers

The Fact News Service Ottawa, July 20 The government of Canada, in a statement on Monday, announced to open its borders for international travel from September 7, 2021. The government…

All COVID-19 restrictions in UK to end on July 19

The Fact News Service London , July 13 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (local time) confirmed that all virus restrictions in England will end on July 19. Johnson…

Germany eases travel curbs, lifts ban on travellers from India and UK

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 6 Germany is lifting a ban on most travellers from five countries hit by ‘Delta’ variant of COVID-19, including India and the UK…

Travelling to Karnataka from Kerala? No RT-PCR report needed if you have COVID-19 vaccine certificate

The Fact News Service Bengaluru, July 2 The Karnataka government on Thursday said that passengers from Kerala with at least one dose of COVID 19 vaccine certificates will be exempted…

Travel guidelines read carefully before going abroad: Air India

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, July 1 Air India has asked all the travelers to read guidelines carefully before going to any country. In its recent tweet, Air India said,…

Canada relaxes measures for international travellers entering its borders

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 24 On June 21, the Government of Canada announced the details of the first phase of its approach to easing border measures for travellers…

New COVID outbreak in China: Hundreds of flights cancelled, strict COVID curbs imposed

The Fact News Service Beijing, June 20 Hundreds of flights have been cancelled and part of a city is under lockdown in Southern China as the province of Guangdong witnesses…

Canada-U.S. extending border closure to July 21

The Fact News Service Surrey, June 19 Canada has extended the already imposed restrictions on non-essential international travel for another month. These restrictions will also apply to travel between Canada…

Planning a trip to Dharamshala? Definitely check out juSTa Birding Resort!

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], June 8 (ANI): As the world struggles with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which brings a fresh supply of stress every day, we all need an escape, and what's better than planning a trip to…

Study finds people are persuaded by social media messages, not view numbers

Ohio [US], May 11 (ANI): People are more persuaded by the actual messages contained in social media posts than they are by how many others viewed the posts, a new study suggests.Researchers found that when people watched YouTube…

Disneyland to reopen its gates on April 30 with safety protocols in place

California, March 18 Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen its two California theme parks on April 30 after they were dark for more than a year, a key step in the entertainment…

At Ranthambore, every feline has a distinct personality 

Ranthambore, March 15 Much like a Hollywood Walk of Fame, every feline inhabiting this royal forest in Rajasthan comes across as a distinct character with a personality of its own.…

Good news for people with wanderlust: Frequent travellers 7 pc happier

Washington [US], January 4 (ANI): People dreaming of travel post-COVID-19 now have some scientific data to support their wanderlust. A recent study has found that frequent travellers are happier with their lives than people who don't travel at…

Get ready to visit Titanic for a price of USD125,000

Washington [US], November 7 (ANI): Fans of Titanic and antiques have a reason to rejoice as a company dedicated to manned exploration of the underwater world has finally announced the possible access to the world's most famous and…

Study discovers main source of air pollution around schools

Washington D.C. [USA], April 22 (ANI): In a recent study, a worrying three-fold increase in air pollution has been observed around the school due to the vehicles lined up to pick-drop off children.Children facing air pollution during the…

Travel restrictions are most useful in early and late phase of an epidemic

London [UK], Mar 25 (ANI): After studying the spread of coronavirus from China to other parts of the world, researchers suggest that travel advisories are most useful in the early and the late phase of an epidemic. Analysis…

Ferrari suspends production in Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 16 (ANI): Amid a spurt in the cases of coronavirus in Italy, luxury automobile company Ferrari has suspended the production at its two factories in the county from March 16-27.According to Fox News, the…

Looking for Holi getaway? Add these places in your bucket list

Delhi [India], Mar 7 (ANI): Spirituality, bonfires and a plethora of colours- every year, at the beginning of Spring in India, is the Holi Festival, one of the most magnificent festivals.Holi has no bars and boundaries, the celebration…

SpaceX to launch three space tourists to ISS next year

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 6 (ANI): Elon Musk-led private space launch company SpaceX plans to send three tourists to the International Space Station (ISS).The 10-day long space voyage would take place sometime around the end of 2021, reported…