Published On: Sun, Jan 3rd, 2021

India’s Civil Aviation Minister Announced Flights Between UK and India Resume From January 8th


(New Dehli — January 3, 2021) Civil Aviation Minister of India, Hardeep Singh Puri has announced that flights from and to the UK will resume from January 8.

India suspended the flights between India and the United Kingdom on December 22, 2020, due to the new outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK. Hardeep Singh said in a tweet that there will be limited flights between the two countries till January 23.


He mentioned that there will be a restriction of 30 flights per week between the two centuries. 15 flights from one country to another for a week. Flights in India will land and take off in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.

There were a total of 67 flights per week operated between the two countries before the order of suspension arrives. 29 flights operated by British Airways, 23 flights by Air India, 8 flights by Virgin Atlantic, and 7 flights by Vistara.

There was a total of 10 cities in India from where these flights operated. Mr. Puri further said in his tweet that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation India will provide more details about resuming the flight operations from Jan 8.


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Rules To Follow

There will be strict orders to follow the new rules both by passengers and the airlines due to the Corona pandemic. All the SOPs have to be followed by the passengers and the airline staff as well.

If we talk about the luggage and hand carries then there is nothing special that we can talk about. These rules will remain the same. You can use a hard plastic case or an ABS case to keep your stuff. Hard plastic cases are safe and you can find a quality case from any renowned seller or from Amazon.

While you buy a suitcase to keep your stuff, make sure that it has sufficient space in it and you can organize different items without any problem.

Also, you need to make sure that your carry or the suitcase has the right dimensions and should not be more than what is allowed by the airlines. Also, make sure that the total weight of your hard plastic case and the stuff in it don’t exceed the maximum weight allowed by your airline.