India-UK flights resume; first aircraft with 256 passengers lands in Delhi

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Weeks after flights between the United Kingdom and India had been suspended following the detection of a extra infectious pressure of the novel coronavirus, air companies between the 2 international locations resumed Friday. The first flight carrying 256 passengers from London landed in New Delhi this morning, reported information company ANI.
The authorities had suspended flights on December 23. As flights resume in a caliberated method, for the subsequent two weeks, until January 23, solely 15 flights will function between the 2 international locations.
The incoming flights will land solely in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad. The authorities has put out the usual working process for travellers coming into India. According to the rules, all passengers should endure necessary self-paid RT-PCR checks on arrival and might be stored in isolation if the outcomes are constructive.
“It has been decided that flights between India and the UK will resume from January 8, 2021. Operations till January 23 will be restricted to 15 flights per week each for carriers of the two countries to and from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru & Hyderabad only,” Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri posted on Twitter final week.
Meanwhile, no less than 82 individuals have examined constructive for the brand new variant of Covid-19 in India to date, the Health Ministry stated Friday.

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