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Thailand to lift quarantine for travellers from 46 countries

Thailand will allow visitors from 46 countries vaccinated against COVID-19 to forgo quarantine from next month, up from 10 previously announced, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday.

4d ago| Travel

Airports now running at full capacity in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) on Sunday said it has started operating airports at full capacity.

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As Covid travel curbs ease, Asian airlines ramp up flights, offers

Asia-Pacific airlines have lost billions of dollars this year, with jets grounded in Covid-19 transportation freezes. Now, as some of the world's strictest pandemic-related travel rules begin...

India-Bangladesh flights to resume from September 4: Caab

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) tonight accepted the proposal of India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation to resumeair bubble flights between the two countries from September 4.

Ocean Bliss

I had not realised how therapeutic the ocean could be until I stood on its soft-wet sand. Atlantic waves broke at my feet and washed away the lockdown fatigue that had been harbouring inside of me.

Resumption of flights with India: Airlines given no directives yet

Despite the foreign minister saying that flight operations with India will resume from August 20, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla and Novoair officials said they are yet to get any directives...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Paris hotels, tourism see boost courtesy of Messi

For Paris photographer Olivier Sanchez, there is only one story in town: the new life of Lionel Messi.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Air Astra, newest Bangladeshi airline, set to take the skies in Jan 2022

Air Astra, a new private air operator, is set to spread its wings from January next year.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

India-Bangladesh flights to resume from September 4: Caab

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) tonight accepted the proposal of India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation to resumeair bubble flights between the two countries from September 4.

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Ocean Bliss

I had not realised how therapeutic the ocean could be until I stood on its soft-wet sand. Atlantic waves broke at my feet and washed away the lockdown fatigue that had been harbouring inside of me.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Resumption of flights with India: Airlines given no directives yet

Despite the foreign minister saying that flight operations with India will resume from August 20, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla and Novoair officials said they are yet to get any directives...

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Tourism, hospitality sectors hopeful as hotels, recreation venues reopen today

People involved with tour operations and hospitality sectors have expressed a sigh of relief as tourist resorts, hotels, motels and amusement parks are reopening today.

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

All tourist spots in Cox’s Bazar to reopen tomorrow

All tourist spots in Cox’s Bazar will reopen from tomorrow. Preparations for opening hotels, motels, cottages and guest houses in Cox’s Bazar have already been taken.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

CAAB writes to India proposing resumption of flights on different conditions

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) today wrote letter to the concerned authorities of India proposing to resume flights with India on various conditions including Covid-19...

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

Bangladesh requests Jordan to ease visa process for its tourists

Bangladesh has requested Jordan to ease visa procedure for Bangladeshi tourists as part of the greater goal to enhance tourism and economic cooperation.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Post-vaccination getaway: Manhattan

I felt alive the moment we crossed the Lincoln Tunnel under the Hudson River. The 1.5-mile long tunnel connects Weehawken, New Jersey to Midtown Manhattan,