Tel Aviv [Israel], January 24 (ANI/Xinhua): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel is going to be "shut down hermetically" for about a week, citing fears for the arrival of new coronavirus variants.
New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has written to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to consider aviation employees as frontline coronavirus workers and prioritise their COVID-19 vaccination.
Islamabad [Pakistan], January 24 (ANI): Pakistani Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) has demanded resignation from Prime Minister Imran Khan and Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, saying their "incompetence and ego worship" have destroyed the country's reputation as the United Nations has restricted its employees from travelling aboard any Pakistani airline, Dawn reported.
Islamabad [Pakistan], January 23 (ANI): Months after the story of dubious flying licence pilots case in Pakistan broke out, the United Nations (UN) has cautioned its agency staff not to travel by any Pakistan-registered airline over safety concerns.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 21 (ANI): The Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka on Thursday informed that Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) will resume commercial flights after a halt of nearly ten months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): As a gift from India, the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' was dispatched to Thimphu, Bhutan from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday.
New Delhi, January 19, ANI: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Videh Kumar Jaipuriar on Tuesday said he is eagerly waiting for the resumption of overseas scheduled flight operations which have been suspended for over nine months.
Two Australian Open players have tested positive for COVID-19 virus, taking the number of cases linked to the Grand Slam tennis tournament to seven. The Victoria state health department said two players and a third person associated with the tournament had contracted the virus.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has rejected Novak Djokovic's reported list of demands ahead of Australian Open 2021. The World No. 1 Tennis star, as per reports, wrote to Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley asking to ease down the quarantine restrictions and provide some other facilities as well.