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India Ranks 83 On List Of Top Powerful Passports: What It Mean For Travellers

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Henley & Partners’ Henley Passport Index, a recent study, divulges how the gains achieved by wealthier countries in travel freedom have come at the cost of poorer countries.

PM Modi Briefed About ‘Omicron’; Asks Officials To Review Plans

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday briefed about the new 'Omicron' variant of the coronavirus, and he asked officials to review the plans to ease international travel restrictions in light of the "emerging new evidence".

Australia Recognises Covaxin: All Countries That Have Approved Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Vaccine

Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.

Domestic Flights To Resume At Full Capacity From Oct 18

Oct 12, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The order stated that the decision was taken after taking into consideration the recent demand for air travel.

Flights To Resume Between India And Canada From Monday

The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.

16 September, 2021

US Formulating ‘New system’ On COVID-19 For International Travelers

Associated Press (AP)

The US authorities said current travel restrictions will remain in place until the administration rolls out a 'new system' for regulating international travel.

13 August, 2021

Domestic Air Travel Becomes Costlier As Govt Raises Cap On Airfares


India had imposed lower and upper limits on airfares based on flight duration when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to coronavirus.

05 August, 2021

Explained: What Are Covid Entry Rules For Travelers To European Countries?

Deutsche Welle

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again.

04 August, 2021

International Flights: IndiGo To Launch IATA Travel Pass; All You Need To Know


The IATA Travel Pass will enable authorised labs and test centres to securely send test results or vaccination certificates to passengers, the airline noted.

16 July, 2021

Health Experts Suggest ‘Natural Certificate’ For Unvaccinated But Covid-Recovered Domestic Travellers

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Health experts say that scientifically it is proven that there are rare chances that naturally recovered people carry infection.

16 July, 2021

Covid Explained: Latest Travel Guidelines And Protocols For Domestic Passengers

Outlook Web Bureau

While Maharashtra has revoked the need of a negative RT-PCR report, Goa has made it mandatory to carry one.


06 July, 2021

Germany Eases Restrictions For Travelers From India

Outlook Web Bureau

Strict restrictions were imposed on travelers from India and some other countries because of the rise of the contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.

02 July, 2021

UAE Prohibits Citizens From Travelling To 14 Countries Including India, Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The UAE diplomatic mission are exempted from the decision.

24 June, 2021

Good News For Travellers: In Next Two Years, You’ll Be Able To Travel From Delhi-Kullu In Just 7 Hours

Ashwani Sharma

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday laid the Foundation stone and inaugurated various National Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh.

07 June, 2021

Got Both Jabs? You Might Not Need A Covid-Negative Report To Fly Domestic

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes in the backdrop of domestic airlines informing the Centre that state-level requirements for negative Covid tests for travel are hampering the growth of airlines

19 April, 2021

Britain Bans Travel To India With 103 New Variant Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

'Anyone who is not a UK or Irish citizen cannot enter the UK if they have been in India in the previous 10 days', says health secretary Matt Hancock.

25 February, 2021

Covid-19 Guidelines At Airports: Here Are The New State-Wise Protocols

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra and Delhi made it compulsory for passengers travelling from select states to produce a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test report on arrival.


17 February, 2021

Indian-Origin Doctor Known For Preventing Communicable Diseases Via Air Travel Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

Dr Jarnail Singh died on February 6 in Singapore. His death has prompted tributes from those in the aviation and medical sectors worldwide.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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