SGX, Changi Airports International launch index for global travel, aviation stocks, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories


Singapore (Opening Hours) – The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) and Changi International Airports (CAI) have launched the iEdge-GateEq Aviation & Travel Index, a market capitalization-weighted index covering the 50 largest listed companies in the global travel and aviation industry. These are the revenue generating companies from six sectors, namely airport infrastructure and services; Airlines; Original Equipment Manufacturer and System Providers; Air freight and logistics; Travel and reservation services. And hospitality. The top 10 components in the index are UPS, Booking

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Travel bans lifted, offering ‘relief’ for international students – The GW Hatchet


International students can now return home and invite family members to Washington, D.C. for visits after the United States lifted travel restrictions on more than 30 countries earlier this month. Federal officials lifted travel bans on countries such as Brazil, China, South Africa, India and most of Europe earlier this month, withdrawing restrictions imposed when the country shut down travel at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. 2020. International students said that the lifting of the travel ban

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How to prepare for international travel during the pandemic


WINNIPEG – Winter weather has officially hit, causing many to consider warmer climates and perhaps book international flights. But how can people travel safely during the COVID-19 pandemic? An epidemiologist says there are no risk-free activities during COVID, but if people do their homework and are comfortable going somewhere, they should bring COVID essentials with them. Cynthia Carr says the risk of travel isn’t just about the mode of transportation you take. “It’s the settings before and after air travel

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India issues travel advisory for international travellers under the age of 5 years


India has now issued new guidelines for international travelers. According to the latest travel update, children under the age of 5 will be exempt from pre- and post-arrival testing. However, according to reports, if anyone finds symptoms of COVID-19 during the quarantine period at home or upon arrival, they will have to undergo treatment and testing as per protocol. As per the COVID-19 protocols set by the Indian government, all passengers will have to wear masks properly and cover their

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Covid: India opens for international travel – what happens next? | Travel


After nearly 18 months of lockdown, India finally opened its borders to fully vaccinated foreign tourists on October 15. The Ministry of Interior announced that tourist visas will be issued to those arriving on charter flights first, while travelers on commercial flights will start obtaining their approved visas from November. “Foreign tourists entering India by flights other than chartered aircraft will only be able to do so from November 15 on new tourist visas,” a statement from the Home Office

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New international travel rules start Monday


Mahalo for his support of Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! The Hawaii travel industry responded positively Tuesday to Governor David Ige’s announcement that the state will welcome international travelers to Hawaii under new federal requirements starting Monday and that it will also relax requirements for fully vaccinated domestic travelers. Airlines have already added international routes and seats in anticipation of these changes. However, Hawaii visitor industry officials warn that a full recovery for international travelers, who make up a

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International students waiting on travel bans lift to reunite with loved ones – The Oracle


With the travel ban lifted from November 8 on vaccinated tourists entering the United States, students hope to be reunited with loved ones after months without seeing each other. ORACLE / UNSPLASH Malo Alvarenga, a first-year international student from Sao Paulo, Brazil, contracted COVID-19 at the start of the semester. With her parents on a different continent, and the travel ban still in place, the looming thought that they wouldn’t be able to visit if she needed to haunt her.

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Factbox: Asia-Pacific countries begin to open selectively for international travel


Hotel workers in protective suits hold up signs as they wait for foreign tourists during the first day of the country’s reopening drive, part of the government’s plan to kick-start the pandemic-stricken tourism sector in Bangkok, Thailand, November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasuba November 2 (Reuters) – Asia-Pacific countries, which have been implementing some of the world’s strictest border controls and quarantine rules during the pandemic, are beginning to selectively open their doors to fully vaccinated international travelers as well as

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International travel is back on the cards. Here’s what you need to think about before booking that ticket – Hack


Ditch those passports and be careful: Australia has finally reopened its borders after nearly 600 days. Fully vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents can now freely leave the country to reunite with loved ones, attend birthdays, weddings and funerals, or just take a vacation (how new) – but there are still heaps of risks and travel will look a little different. What are the new rules? Before you hop on that plane, you’ll need to provide proof that you’ve received

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