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Emirates plane flies for 14 hours from Dubai to Australia with large hole on its side

An Emirates flight from Dubai to Brisbane flew for around 14 hours with a large hole on its side. The airline said it was created when one of the tyres burst shortly after take-off.

Air India offers to re-employ pilots after retirement

NEW DELHI - Tata Group-owned Air India has offered to re-hire pilots post their retirement for a five-year period as the airline looks for stability in operations amid talk of acquiring 300 single-aisle planes, according to internal communication.

Hong Kong's iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsizes at sea

Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea less than a week after it was towed away from the city, its parent company said on Monday. The iconic restaurant had been a landmark in Hong Kong for over four decades, serving Cantonese cuisine to over 3 million guests, including Queen Elizabeth II and Tom Cruise

Tata's Air India to Buy Airbus fleet. Passenger Complaints Also Being Addressed

MUMBAI -Air India is clearly reorganising itself under the “able stewardship” of the Tata Group and wants to invest in new planes to regain international passenger market share, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airbus said. His remarks came after it was reported last week that the Tata Group-owned Air India has decided to procure its maiden batch of wide-bodied A350 aircraft from Airbus and the first plane is likely to be delivered to the airline by March 2023.

AIR INDIA OFFERS GOLDEN HANDSHAKE To AGING EMPLOYEES. CASH INCENTIVES OFFERED

MUMBAI - Air India has reduced the eligibility age from 55 to 40 and announced cash incentive, in case aging employees opt to retire. The Tata Group took control of Air India on January 27.

All international travellers to undergo 7-day home quarantine on arrival: Govt

The government on Friday said that all international arrivals in India will have to undergo 7-day mandatory home quarantine and also undertake RT-PCR COVID-19 test on the eighth day of arrival in India.

Hong Kong bans flights from 8 countries including India after Omicron outbreak

Hong Kong has imposed a ban on flights from India, UK, US, Canada, Australia, Pakistan, Philippines and France after Omicron COVID-19 variant was detected within the city.

11,500 Flights Cancelled Worldwide Since Friday Amid Record Covid Surge

While infections hit new highs across many parts of the West, the US allowed for more people to return to work sooner amid concerns of mass labor shortages, and cut the isolation period for asymptomatic Covid cases from 10 to five days.

Australia re-opens borders to non-citizens despite Omicron worries

Australia on Wednesday reopened borders to vaccinated skilled migrants and foreign students after a nearly two-year ban on their entry, in a bid to boost an economy hit by stop-start COVID-19 lockdowns.

1.27 lakh people visited Kashmir in Nov, highest in 7yrs: Official

Around 1.27 lakh tourists visited Kashmir in November and almost 97,000 visited in October, which is the highest in the last seven years, Kashmir Tourism Director Ghulam Nabi Itoo said on Thursday.

Here's why Thanksgiving is the best time to travel internationally

For a small fraction of in-the-know travellers, heading further afield on Thanksgiving is a best-kept secret.

NEW HAMPSHIRE'S AUTUMN COLOURS

New Hampshire is an autumn paradise. The colours of the changing leaves almost always manages to make an impression on travellers. Its mountains, valleys, lakes, and everything in between look alluring during this time, making it one of the best destinations to see the fall leaves during the season.

Read UK’s new travel rules for Indians

The UK’s latest travel rule for India is not sitting well with Indians. The country has ruled that vaccinated Indians who have taken Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, will have to undergo self-isolation for a period of ten days. This is because according to the UK, Covishield vaccine is not approved, and hence travellers vaccinated with this will be considered unvaccinated.

Canada resumes direct flights to & from India after 5 months; Delhi to be connected first

Direct connectivity has finally resumed between India and Canada after almost five months. Air Canada has restarted Delhi-Toronto nonstops with a new protocol where WHO-approved vaccinated passengers must undergo an RT-PCR or a rapid PCR test within 18 hours of boarding its flights from the Covid-19 Testing Centre and Lounge at Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3.

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