Maldives & three more countries ban flights from India!


With the rise in cases, Maldives, Bangladesh, Italy and Germany ban flights from India. As per latest travel restrictions, these countries have added India to their banned list.

Maldives ban flights from India
As per a tweet by the Maldives tourism minister on Sunday,

“With effect from April 27, (Maldives’ health authorities) suspends tourists travelling from India to Maldives from staying at tourist facilities in inhabited islands.”

As per reports, only German nationals and people with a German resident permit travelling from India can enter in Germany. But as per a TOI report, Lufthansa and Air India have said that they will not suspend flights between India and Germany.

Jens Spahn, German Health Minister tweets on Saturday:
“The newly discovered virus mutation in India worries us very much. In order not to jeopardize our vaccination campaign, travel to India must be significantly restricted. Therefore, the federal government will shortly declare India a virus variant area. From Sunday night, only Germans from India are allowed to enter, they must also be tested before departure and immediately after entry into a 14-day quarantine.”

On the other hand, Italy suspends entry of foreign travelers who have been in India in the past 14 days. Also, Italians living in India can return only with a negative test result before departure and on arrival.

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