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MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines: Swimming pools open for all, more can watch films in cinema halls from 1 Feb
India

MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines: Swimming pools open for all, more can watch films in cinema halls from 1 Feb

The MHA also said that the National Directives for COVID-19 Management shall continue to be followed throughout the country, so as to enforce COVID-19 appropriate behaviour

Airlines to give full refund for tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC
India

Airlines to give full refund for tickets booked during lockdown period: DGCA proposes in SC

The DGCA also said that if airlines are not able to refund the amount, they shall provide a credit shell equal to the amount of fare collected

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed
India

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed

Scheduled international passenger flights were first suspended in India on 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic

Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded 737 Max; reveals plans for more layoffs
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Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded 737 Max; reveals plans for more layoffs

Boeing, one of the nation's biggest manufacturers, said it will lay off 6,770 US employees this week, and another 5,520 workers are taking buyout offers to leave voluntarily in the coming weeks.

Centre caps min and max airfares till 24 August, limits check-in baggage to one per flier; quarantine on short-haul routes unlikely
India

Centre caps min and max airfares till 24 August, limits check-in baggage to one per flier; quarantine on short-haul routes unlikely

Unveiling a set of detailed pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight guidelines on Thursday, the civil aviation ministry said that operations will start on 1/3 of the approved summer schedule for domestic routes from 25 May

Coronavirus Outbreak: Guidelines announced by aviation ministry for domestic flight services
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Guidelines announced by aviation ministry for domestic flight services

In a set of detailed guidelines, the ministry advised vulnerable people like the elderly, pregnant women and passengers battling health issues to avoid air travel till the coronavirus pandemic abates

Coronavirus Lockdown: Govt cap fares of Mumbai-Delhi route at Rs 3,000-10,000; comes out with guidelines for domestic air travel
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Govt cap fares of Mumbai-Delhi route at Rs 3,000-10,000; comes out with guidelines for domestic air travel

About a third of operations will be allowed under strict norms when domestic flight services restart on Monday after a two-month hiatus and all the airlines will have to adhere to the upper and lower limits of fares prescribed by the government, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Thursday

Coronavirus Lockdown: Ola to lay off 1,400 staff; CEO says revenues decline by 95% in last two months due to pandemic
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Ola to lay off 1,400 staff; CEO says revenues decline by 95% in last two months due to pandemic

Cab aggregator Ola is laying off 1,400 staff from rides, financial services and food business as revenues declined by 95 percent in the last two months due to coronavirus pandemic, a note by CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said

Oil prices fall 1% as persistent glut weighs on rates; demand plummets 30%, virus pandemic curtails movement
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Oil prices fall 1% as persistent glut weighs on rates; demand plummets 30%, virus pandemic curtails movement

The coronavirus pandemic has eroded global oil demand even as some governments began to ease lockdowns.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss hit by coronavirus; says made 'a mistake' investing in airline sector stocks
Business

Warren Buffett's Berkshire posts nearly $50 billion loss hit by coronavirus; says made 'a mistake' investing in airline sector stocks

Berkshire's stock price has fallen 1% in 2020, compared with a 12% drop in the Standard & Poor’s 500, despite Warren Buffett’s prediction that Berkshire would outperform in down markets.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Consumer forum demands air ticket refunds on travel date basis
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Consumer forum demands air ticket refunds on travel date basis

City-based consumer protection forum Mumbai Grahak Panchayat on Monday urged the civil aviation ministry to direct airlines to refund customers for the cancelled flights based on the date of travel and not as per the date of booking and has sought suitable modification in 16 April order on this issue

Coronavirus Outbreak: All international passenger flights suspended till 14 April in light of lockdown, says DGCA
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: All international passenger flights suspended till 14 April in light of lockdown, says DGCA

As many as 649 positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in India, including 47 foreign nationals, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ: N95 masks, safe meat, how to stay informed on latest as Covid-19 pandemic spreads further
World

Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ: N95 masks, safe meat, how to stay informed on latest as Covid-19 pandemic spreads further

The Indian government has set up a 24x7 helpline for queries about the virus and its victims, with the number of cases rising quickly in many Asian countries.

Crude oil futures rise nearly 3% as Trump administration works with Saudi Arabia to stabilise prices, but support seen weak
Business

Crude oil futures rise nearly 3% as Trump administration works with Saudi Arabia to stabilise prices, but support seen weak

The market is testing support following a more than 60 percent slide in oil prices since the start of the year due to the impact of the coronavirus on global demand and a market share war between Saudi Arabia and Russia set to bloat oil supply from April

Domestic air passenger traffic may fall by up to 50% till at least June; seat factor likely to dip up to 60% over next 3 months: Report
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Domestic air passenger traffic may fall by up to 50% till at least June; seat factor likely to dip up to 60% over next 3 months: Report

With global travel bans due to the pandemic, many airlines across the world are staring at massive losses and fear going bust.

Donald Trump puts all travel from Europe to the US on hold for 30 days to fight coronavirus; UK exempted
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Donald Trump puts all travel from Europe to the US on hold for 30 days to fight coronavirus; UK exempted

Under pressure to act, President Donald Trump on Wednesday suspended all travel from Europe to the United States for 30 days starting on Friday in order to fight the coronavirus

China finishes construction of 1,000 bed hospital to treat victims of coronavirus in 10 days
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China finishes construction of 1,000 bed hospital to treat victims of coronavirus in 10 days

Medical teams from the People’s Liberation Army arrive in Wuhan to relieve overwhelmed health workers, work at the hospital.

Coronavirus outbreak: How bad will the epidemic get? When will a vaccine be ready?
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Coronavirus outbreak: How bad will the epidemic get? When will a vaccine be ready?

On 30 January, the WHO declared the outbreak a global health emergency, acknowledging that the disease is a risk beyond China.

Chinese man in Philippines is first death related to coronavirus outside of China
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Chinese man in Philippines is first death related to coronavirus outside of China

The 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan was hospitalized with a fever, cough, sore throat and died after developing severe pneumonia.