Anyone who has transited Brazil in the last 14 days is also prohibited from entering Italy, he said on Facebook, while people arriving in Italy from Brazil will be required to take a test for the virus.
“We had a look at this particular mutation, as opposed to many other thousands very carefully, saw there may be an issue, not so much that the vaccine won’t work, in fact scientists think it will work, but just the fact it is more spreadable,” Grant Shapps told the BBC.
The Singapore government has urged workers at the national airline to sign up for its inoculation program in a bid to make SIA the world’s first carrier with all staff vaccinated against COVID-19.
Travellers will be exempted from quarantine in the case of a death in the family.
India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation announced a packed schedule of 270 repatriation flights out of the UAE commencing on Oct.1 to bring back its citizens who wish to return home to face disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
A long-cherished demand of the Kerala diaspora and the business community turned into a reality when an Air India non-stop flight from London landed on Friday night.
Earlier, the Air India Express operations to Dubai were temporarily suspended for 15 days starting Friday for negligence in handling COVID-19 cases.
Effective April 22, 2021 at 00:001hrs, all passengers travelling from India to Dubai Airport must hold a valid COVID-19 test certificate that is issued wthin 48 hours from the time of collecting the sample.
As aviation industry players have become more optimistic on the resumption of international flights worldwide, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with a leading European diagnostic service provider, for more ease to passengers required to secure negative Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) test results.