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Thailand to lift quarantine for travellers from 46 countries

Thailand will allow visitors from 46 countries vaccinated against COVID-19 to forgo quarantine from next month, up from 10 previously announced, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday.

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Airports now running at full capacity in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) on Sunday said it has started operating airports at full capacity.

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As Covid travel curbs ease, Asian airlines ramp up flights, offers

Asia-Pacific airlines have lost billions of dollars this year, with jets grounded in Covid-19 transportation freezes. Now, as some of the world's strictest pandemic-related travel rules begin...

India-Bangladesh flights to resume from September 4: Caab

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) tonight accepted the proposal of India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation to resumeair bubble flights between the two countries from September 4.

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I had not realised how therapeutic the ocean could be until I stood on its soft-wet sand. Atlantic waves broke at my feet and washed away the lockdown fatigue that had been harbouring inside of me.

Resumption of flights with India: Airlines given no directives yet

Despite the foreign minister saying that flight operations with India will resume from August 20, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla and Novoair officials said they are yet to get any directives...

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Thailand to lift quarantine for travellers from 46 countries

Thailand will allow visitors from 46 countries vaccinated against COVID-19 to forgo quarantine from next month, up from 10 previously announced, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Airports now running at full capacity in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) on Sunday said it has started operating airports at full capacity.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

As Covid travel curbs ease, Asian airlines ramp up flights, offers

Asia-Pacific airlines have lost billions of dollars this year, with jets grounded in Covid-19 transportation freezes. Now, as some of the world's strictest pandemic-related travel rules begin...

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

US to reopen land borders with Canada, Mexico to vaccinated travellers in Nov

The US will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Bangladesh passport holders can travel to 40 destinations without prior visa

Bangladesh’s passport weakens further, with its position down by seven notches in the latest edition of the Henley Passport Index, the pioneer ranking of world’s travel documents.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Najmun’s historic journey takes Bangladeshi flag to 150 countries

Before the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Victory Day, Najmun Nahar -- a Bangladeshi globetrotter -- wanted to reach her personal milestone of visiting 150 countries.

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Local tourism in times of pandemic

The constant rise in cases and periodic lockdowns brought a kind of hiatus on Bangladesh’s tourism for more than a year. Fortunately, for the last two months or so, things started looking...

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

How close are we to commercial space travel?

With ambitious figures like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos more determined than ever to make human beings a multi-planet species, space is coming closer and closer to earth.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Thailand considering 7-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

Thailand's disease control committee has proposed a halving of a two-week hotel isolation requirement for vaccinated arrivals, amid delays in plans to waive quarantine and reopen Bangkok and...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Tougher airport slot rules could trigger aviation trade war between EU, Asia

Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the...