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US considering T-1 timeline for testing for everyone arriving into the US, and possible quarantine

The US is considering some big moves on the back of the discovery of the Omicron variant of the CoronaVirus recently. For one, they are most probably shrinking the timeline for a negative test for arrival in the US. Also, other harsher measures are on the table, such as post-arrival testing and quarantine.

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[Scrapped]: Flying (domestic) into Maharashtra? You need an RT-PCR negative test report here on, even if you are fully vaccinated

Planning to fly into Maharashtra from anywhere inside India? You will now need to present an RT-PCR report to arrive in the state, even if you are fully vaccinated and can present proof for the same. Here are the details of the updated rules and requirements.

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Arriving on international flight to Mumbai Airport? Be prepared for a compulsory 14-day quarantine (including from Europe)

A new requirement from the Government of Maharashtra, effective December 1, 2021, requires all international arrivals to home quarantine + RT-PCR on arrival. In addition, those arriving from at-risk countries will have to undergo a 7-day institutional quarantine.

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CXO Talks: Emirates’ CCO Adnan Kazim says SpiceJet cooperation is on; wants restoration of pre-pandemic bilateral agreements with India

We talk to Emirates CCO Adnan Kazim, who tells us about the current state of their recovery, their operations in India, and the tieup with SpiceJet. We also talk about the airline’s newly-introduced Premium Economy cabin.

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