International Flights: Low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet has announced direct flights from New Delhi and Mumbai to London from December 4, 2020. This is as per the current bubble arrangement between the UK and India.

SpiceJet said in a tweet, “SpiceJet brings direct flights to London from New Delhi and Mumbai. With our convenient flight timings, you don’t have to lose out on your sleep. Enjoy extra comfort: leave at 1 PM in the afternoon and arrive in London at 5:30 PM, early in the evening.

“You also get amazing introductory fares, starting at just ₹25,555/*- Starting December 4, 2020, so, BOOK NOW,” the airline added.

According to the report, the flight will depart at 1 pm (local time) every Friday and Sunday from Delhi and reach London at 5.30 pm (Local Time) the same day. From Mumbai, the flight will leave at 12.45 pm (Local Time) and will reach London at 5.30 pm (Local Time) on the same day.

From London, the flight will depart every Monday and Friday at 7.30 pm (Local Time) to reach Delhi at 7.55 am (Local Time) the same day. For Mumbai, the flight will depart from London at 7.30 pm (Local Time) every Sunday and arrive in the Indian city at 8.45 am (Local Time) the next day, the report added.

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It must be noted that scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, India has established Air Bubble arrangements with many countries including Kenya, Bhutan, the US, the UK, Canada, the UAE, Qatar, Nigeria, Maldives, Japan, Iraq, Germany, etc.

Meanwhile, A day after recording its lowest single-day addition to Covid tally since August 18, India on Tuesday registered a spike of 63,517 cases, taking the total count to 72,39,390, and the death toll reached 110,617. About 47 percent of the Covid-19 deaths in the country had been recorded among those aged below 60 years, the Centre said on Tuesday, cautioning against any laxity towards taking precautions. It also stated that respiratory diseases escalate in winter.

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The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 38,347,804. While 28,836,260 have recovered, 1,090,179 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 8,089,929 cases. It is followed by India, which has 72,39,390 cases, Brazil (5,114,823) and Russia (1,326,178).