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Indian missions lend helping hand to ensure compatriots reach home safely amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Indian missions are helping fellow citizens world over, who are affected by travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

Covid-19

Scoot to suspend most of its network due to ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in significantly reduced travel demand and increasingly restrictive border control measures being imposed...

Singapore

Singapore Airlines to cut 96% of capacity, grounds majority of its fleet

Around 138 SIA and SilkAir aircraft will be grounded out of the airline's total fleet of 147, amid "the greatest challenge that the SIA...

Singapore

All short-term visitors to be banned from entering Singapore

This ban – which will be in place from 11.59pm on March 22, also acts to conserve resources in order to focus on Singapore residents,...

Covid-19

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic public travel and outer courtyard prayers in Mecca, Medina due to COVID-19

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic flights, trains, buses and taxis and entry and prayers in the outer courtyards of the two holy mosques in...

Covid-19

India battles COVID-19 - bans all international flights, advises work from home and imposes other measures

India remains in Stage 2 of the COVID-19 outbreak with no evidence yet of local transmission but the Indian government is leaving no stone...

Covid-19

Qantas slashes all international flights till end May, standing down most employees

Australian airline Qantas and its budget arm JetStar are cutting all scheduled international flights from late March till end of May 2020.

Covid-19

SIA to suspend 50% capacity till end April amid COVID-19 spread

The carrier will operate only 50 per cent of the capacity that had been originally scheduled up to end-April.

Covid-19

SHN will not be paid leave for those who choose to travel: Minister Lawrence Wong

The employer will also not be entitled to claim the SGD 100 allowance that the Singapore government had previously put in place to help...

Covid-19

As COVID-19 hits aviation industry, Scoot offers refund options to customers

The refunds, in the form of Scoot travel vouchers, will be processed within 30 business days.

Covid-19

SIA and Scoot offer flexible rebooking for customers amid COVID-19 travel cancellations

In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it is waiving all rebooking fees for tickets issued on or...

Covid-19

Singapore advises against all non-essential travels, bans short-term visitors from 7 countries

A mandatory 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) will also be issued to all incoming residents and long-term pass holders from Mainland China...

Covid-19

Airfare to India from UAE plunges due to coronavirus

Coronavuirus fears have resulted in a significant drop in demand for air-tickets from the UAE to India as well as to other sectors.

UAE

Dubai shuts Smart Gates operation as precaution against COVID-19

The Smart Gates system at the Dubai international airport and Dubai World Central will not be available from March 8 until further notice as...

UAE

Saudi Arabia restricts arrivals to and from 9 countries, including UAE, due to coronavirus concerns

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Sadi Arabia is currently 15.

UAE

India becomes largest tourism source market for Abu Dhabi

Tourism in Abu Dhabi has seen a significant growth in 2019, with the emirate welcoming a record 11.35 million visitors through the year, a...

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Silkair to suspend flights to Hiroshima amid weak demand made worse by COVID-19

SilkAir will be indefinitely suspending operations to Hiroshima from March 27 due to weak demand, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19...

Singapore

2 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, additional precautionary measures put in place

From March 4, all new visitors with recent travel history to Iran, northern Italy or the Republic of Korea within the last 14 days will not...

Singapore

India suspends visas issued on or before March 3 for four countries

The new travel advisory says that anyone who needs to travel to India for compelling reasons will need to seek fresh visas from the nearest...

Global

Singapore advises against non-essential travel to Daegu and Cheongdo in South Korea

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has reminded the public to continue to exercise caution when travelling to the Republic of Korea.

Singapore

APAC airlines could lose SGD 38.9 billion in revenue due to COVID-19: IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates a potential 13 per cent full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the...

Global

Singapore ranked 2nd safest country to travel, Switzerland takes top spot

Singapore is ranked the safest country in Asia.

Singapore

Wuhan virus: Indian airports to screen passengers from Singapore, Thailand

Following a directive from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation announced that they will start...

Global

The trending travel destinations for Singaporeans in 2020

The sandy beaches in Da Nang, the night life of São Paulo, and Korean barbecue from Seoul are all top of mind for people planning vacations...

Travel

Visa-free entry for Indian passport holders to Malaysia for the year 2020

Indian and Chinese passport holders can visit Malaysia for 15 days without tourist visa from Jan to Dec 2020.

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