To bring you news from the exciting world of travel, here is our eighth edition of Travel Updates .

*03,Feburary, 2022

Destinations

  • Thailand embassy in India to resume visa services from January 31 – ET Travel
  • Thailand to resume quarantine-free tourism from February – Hindustan Times
  • Singapore resumes booking of new tickets on VTL flights to and from India – ET Travel
  • Ireland to scrap most Covid restrictions – ET Travel
  • Slovenian tourism figures soar in November – ET Travel
  • Kenya’s tourist arrivals up 40% in first 10 months – ET Travel
  • Philippines to reopen in February to vaccinated foreign tourists – ET Travel
  • Greece further amends Covid travel rules for foreigners – ET Travel
  • South Korea expects to welcome Indian travellers by early 2022 – ET Travel
  • Japan to launch app for paperless border entry – ET Travel
  • Austria to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on February 5 – ET Travel
  • Morocco to end flight ban on February 7 – ET Travel
  • Bali to reopen trom February - ET Travel

Health & Safety

  • Canada removes India-specific Covid-19 testing rules for travellers – Hindustan Times
  • Switzerland: COVID test report no longer required for fully vaccinated, recovered travellers – Times of India
  • U.K. to lift all travel restrictions on February 11 – The Hindu
  • Cyprus to lift restrictions on vaccinated travellers in March – ET Travel
  • Thailand expands Sandbox destinations to six provinces – ET Travel
  • Sweden scraps demand for negative Covid test to enter country – ET Travel
  • Saudi Arabia approves Covaxin for travel – ET Travel
  • 113 countries accept India’s Covid vaccination certificate – india Today

Aviation & Transportation

  • Air India Express to begin flights connecting multiple cities of India to Malaysia from February – ET Travel
  • Air India starts additional flights between India and Australia under bubble flight agreement – ET Travel
  • No Covid testing for fully vaccinated at Heathrow Airport – ET Travel
  • India inks air bubble travel agreement with Saudi Arabia, flights to start from January 1 – ET Travel
  • Priority Pass adds 183 new lounges and experiences in 2021 – ET Travel
  • IndiGo to sign codeshare agreement with Air France-KLM– ET Travel
  • Dubai airport fully operational for first time since pandemic– Mint
  • Qantas takes off from Melbourne to Delhi– ET Travel
  • Singapore Airlines to redeploy Airbus A380 Superjumbo to India from January– Mint
  • Starting January 2, Air India will run additional flights between Delhi & Hong Kong– ET Travel
  • Emirates in close touch with Indian authorities; keen on flight services at full conditions permit – ET Travel
  • Emirates to operate double daily flights to Seychelles for the holiday season – ET Travel
  • Switzerland gets direct flights from India again from January 10 – ET Travel
  • Jet Airways ready to commence domestic operations in early 2022 – ET Travel
  • Akasa Air take-off likely in late May, says CEO – NDTV