Transit via Hong Kong banned for travelers from 150 countries – airport HONG KONG. KAZINFORM Air travelers from countries with the high risk of the coronavirus spread will not be able to make transit via the Hong Kong international airport until February 15, a spokesperson of the Hong Kong Airport Authority told TASS.
Travel ban on non-vaccinated Emiratis from 10th January, WAM ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), in coordination with the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), have announced a travel ban from 10th January on Emirati citizens not vaccinated against COVID-19.
U.S. suffers from lasting flight chaos as Omicron causes airline staff shortage NEW YORK. KAZINFORM More than 4,000 flights were cancelled globally on Sunday, more than half of which were in the United States, as new coronavirus infections driven by the Omicron variant continue to cause staff shortages at airlines and airports amid a busy holiday travel season.
STF decides to require proof of vaccination to enter the country BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The majority of the justices of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) decided today (15) to validate the decision of minister Luís Roberto Barroso that determined the requirement of proof of vaccination against covid-19 for travelers arriving in Brazil from abroad, Angencia Brasil reports.
Tourism growth in Dubai gathers pace with 4.88 million visitors between January - October 2021 DUBAI. KAZINFORM Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) revealed that the emirate welcomed 4.88 million visitors between January - October 2021 with international visitation during October alone reaching over one million.
Cabinet of Ministers fully blocks entry to Russia from 9 countries due to COVID-19 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Russian government has fully blocked entry to Russia for foreigners from nine African countries and Hong Kong due to the spread of the coronavirus infection, canceling the earlier exceptions for the holders of diplomatic passports and business visas, as well as for some other categories.
U.S. to tighten COVID-19 testing rules for international travelers TOKYO. KAZINFORM The administration of President Joe Biden said Thursday it will strengthen coronavirus testing rules for those entering the United States amid concerns over the new Omicron variant, requiring all air travelers to provide a negative result within one day of their scheduled departure.