India bans incoming international flights for a week over coronavirus

NEW DELHI: All incoming international flights to India will be banned for one week starting on Sunday, the government said on Thursday (Mar 19) as it announced the latest raft of measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Ahead of a national address by...

US urges citizens to avoid all international travel, return home

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday warned against any international travel due to the coronavirus pandemic and advised citizens to return home if possible. “In countries where commercial departure options remain available, US citizens who live in the...

Australian airline Qantas to cut all international flights

SYDNEY: Australia’s biggest airline Qantas said on Thursday (Mar 18) it will halt all international flights later this month, after the island nation’s other main carrier Virgin shut its overseas services due to the coronavirus pandemic. Qantas said all of...