Travel

Unvaccinated travellers ‘will have to take two PCR tests’ after arriving in UK

The latest government travel review is expected to be announced this week / PA Wire Evening Standard By Michael Howie The Londoner: taking luxury to the next level in the West End Unvaccinated travellers face having to take two PCR tests after arriving in the UK from any other country, according to reports. Anyone without

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UK’s travel sector facing new wave of job cuts, industry body warns

People enjoy themselves at Magaluf beach in Mallorca as British tourists are expected to resume travels to the area starting from June 30th, Spain, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo/File Photo By Reuters Britain’s travel sector is bracing for a new wave of job cuts, with an industry trade body saying that more than two thirds

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Afghan woman gives birth on board Turkish Airlines evacuation flight

By Anadolu Agency Healthy baby girl named Havva by cabin crew born at altitude of 10,000 meters while en route to Birmingham, UK An Afghan woman successfully gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the middle of an evacuation flight operated by Turkish Airlines. After leaving her stopover in Dubai, Soman Noori, 26, gave

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UK keeps travel ban on Kenya amid tourism season

Tourists watch as wildebeests cross Mara river in the world-famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve in 2016. By Business Daily Africa Travellers from Kenya remain banned from the United Kingdom in the latest update that took effect Thursday evening in a fresh blow for tourism which is currently in its main season. The UK updated countries

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Russia resumes flights to Egyptian resorts after 6 years

Russian tourists gather at the Egyptair check-in desk at the Domodedovo International Airport outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. The Russian state aviation agency, Rosaviatsiya, has cleared eight Russian airlines to operate flights to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh from 43 cities all across Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr) By SAMY MAGDY Cairo (AP)

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UK retains Kenya travel ban as Covid cases surge

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta held bilateral talks with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London on January 21, 2020. By Business Daily Africa Travellers from Kenya remained banned to the United Kingdom in the latest update that took effect yesterday, coming days after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to Britain. The UK last week updated countries

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A plane carrying passengers crashes in El Wak

Photo/Somali Times The Gedo region in Somalia confirmed that a plane carrying passengers from Nairobi crashed this morning at El Wak airport in Gedo region. The 5Y-GRS was en route to Elwak in Mandera County, according to local sources told Somali Times. The plane was carrying about 45 people from the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, when

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Phuket draws tourists despite rising Thailand virus cases

In this Wednesday, July 7, 2021, photo, tourists walk along a mostly empty Patong Beach on Phuket, southern Thailand. A week into an ambitious but risky plan to open the resort island of Phuket to fully-vaccinated visitors, signs were encouraging that the gambit to help breathe new life into the struggling tourism industry was working,

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No survivors from plane crash in Russia’s far east, rescue officials say

Russian An-26 plane with the tail number RA-26085 is seen in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia in this undated handout image released by Russia’s Emergencies Ministry on July 6, 2021. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry/Handout via REUTERS There are no survivors after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in the far east of Russia on Tuesday, Russian news agencies cited

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AN-26 plane goes missing in Eastern Russia

Aircraft with 6 crew, 22 passengers including 1 child on board, lost contact with air traffic control, say media reports Authorities in Russia lost contact with an AN-26 plane with several people on board in the eastern Kamchatka region, local media reported on Tuesday. The plane was en route to Palana from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia’s Sputnik

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