Emirates Premium Economy added to the A380; Business & First Class refreshed

Emirates has finally inducted Premium Economy on their newest A380 aircraft. While it is no game-changer as many expected it to be, it is a great middle road between Economy and Business Class. Other cabins and cabin colours have also been refreshed. Here are all the details.

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India Bans UK Flights till January 7, 2020 in light of new Coronavirus strain (also transfer pax from UK to India)

India has banned flights from the UK into the country till December 31, 2020, a move that will come into effect from December 22, 2020, 23:59 IST in light of the new mutation of the Coronavirus that has come to light to have been discovered in the UK. Transfer passengers are also banned for now.

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Reminder: American Express Customers globally get free Calm Premium subscription. Sign up before December 31

American Express has gone global with their offer for Calm Premium, offering the meditation and stress management app free of cost to their members across the world for a year. Here is a list of which countries and which cards qualify, including the US, India, UK and others.

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Updated: Institutional Quarantine in Mumbai/Pune for passengers arriving from Middle East and Europe

In a new move, Maharashtra Government has announced that passengers landing in Maharashtra from the Middle East and Europe will have to compulsorily undergo an institutional quarantine of 14 days. For those from other countries, a home quarantine has been made applicable.

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Heightened scrutiny for those who travelled/transited from UK to India from November 25, 2020 onwards

The Indian Government has issued new Standard Operating Procedures, specifically targetted to those who have flown in via the UK, or arrived in India from the UK since November 25, 2020, onwards. Here are the details.

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