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India closes down access for air travel from/via Europe from March 18, 2020 onwards

India has taken another step to protect the country from the further spread of the CoronaVirus. Effective March 18, 2020, India will not allow anyone who touches European soil to enter India (essentially Indians returning home). If you use the Middle East to fly to India, be prepared to be quarantined.

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Here is how airlines in India and across the globe are cleansing their aircraft in response to the CoronaVirus threat

CoronaVirus is causing airlines to upgrade their standards to ensure they don’t become the cause of the spread of the virus while maintaining essential services. Unfortunately, Indian carriers’ response to the situation has been found lacking.

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Lufthansa Group airlines planning to cut 50% flights and ground A380s, assuring of flexible rebooking options

Lufthansa, as one of the biggest aviation groups globally, is planning to take unprecedented steps to counter the CoronaVirus has on its financials. The airline plans to cancel up to 50% of their flights and ground their entire A380 fleet in the coming days.

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Air France announces flights between Chennai and Paris, Virgin Atlantic goes for Delhi Manchester connectivity

Air France and Virgin Atlantic have both announced new flights on new segments, entrenching these members of the Delta/KLM/Air France/Virgin Atlantic consortium even further into India after the demise of Jet Airways.

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