Tag: West Asia

Over 20% export orders cancelled

Covid-19 has led to exporters bleeding with upwards of 15-20% of the orders getting cancelled and a major amount of funds being locked up, owing to non-payment of dues by large buyers in the US, Europe and West Asia, prompting them to seek a bailout from the government....

Covid-19: What about screening on hubs like Dubai?

The DGCA on Monday extended medical screening for coronavirus to passengers on flights arriving from Italy and Iran besides those on flights from airports in East Asia. But for India, the proverbial elephant in the room are airports in West Asia, which are the most popular transit hubs for...

Flights to get longer as carriers avoid Iran airspace

Flying time between India and the west – Europe and the Americas – will increase by up to 40 minutes with several airlines deciding to avoid overflying the Iranian airspace to steer clear of the US-Iran conflict zone in West Asia. The increase will be about 20 minutes for...