Extend Ban on UK Flights Till January 31, Kejriwal Advises Centre
File photo of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Centre has actually chosen to raise the ban and start UK flights. In view of the very serious situation in UK, I would prompt central federal government to extend the restriction till January 31, Kejriwal said on Twitter.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged the Centre to extend the restriction on flights in between India and the UK till January 31 in view of the exceptionally serious COVID circumstance in that nation. The Centre has decided to raise the restriction and begin UK flights. In view of the extremely serious scenario in UK, I would urge central federal government to extend the ban till January 31, Kejriwal stated on Twitter.
Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had actually stated on Saturday flights from India to the UK will resume from January 6, while services from that nation to here would resume January 8 onwards. Puri had actually tweeted, 30 flights will operate each week. 15 each by Indian & UK carriers. This schedule stands till 23 Jan2021 Further frequency will be figured out after review”. India had suspended all passenger flights linking the two countries from December 23 to January 7 as a brand-new and more infectious variation of the coronavirus emerged in the UK. According to the basic operating treatments released by the health ministry, all passengers originating from the UK between January 8 and January 30 would undergo self-paid COVID-19 tests on arrival.
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