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UK will require mandatory CoVid-19 negative RT-PCR reports on arrival from January 15, 2021

The UK will institute new requirements to arrive in the country, asking for a negative CoVid-19 report from next week onwards. The exact date is not notified yet, but the requirement will be applicable for all arrivals by land/sea/air and even for citizens returning home.

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Air India launches San Francisco – Bangalore non-stop flight AI176 with all-women pilot team operating first flight

Air India launched the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Bengaluru with the first flight of AI176, operated by an all-women cockpit crew over the polar route to celebrate the occasion. The service will be twice weekly to start.

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Saudi Arabia opens border with Qatar; Qatar Airways starts to use Saudi airspace

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANA

Saudi Arabia opens borders with Qatar again. This will mean, Qatar Airways will once again be able to overfly Saudi airspace to be able to fly without expensive reroutings, which will mean shorter flights and lesser fuel spent. Good for the airline as well as its passengers.

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