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Only three more UK-India flights to arrive before ops ban
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Only three more UK-India flights to arrive before ops ban
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New Delhi, Dec 25 (TIWN) Only three flights from UK to India are expected to arrive at national capital's IGI Airport before all operations to the European country is banned till December 31.

Accordingly, Virgin Atlantic's flight -- VS302 -- with over 240 passengers is scheduled to arrive at IGI Airport around 11.15 p.m. on Tuesday.  "The Indian authorities have advised that from 22nd December they will deny entry to passengers travelling from the United Kingdom. This is a temporary measure which the authorities will review on 31st December," the airline said in a statement.  "As a result, we have taken the decision to temporarily suspend our services between London Heathrow and Delhi and Mumbai."  Besides, India's full-service airline Vistara's London-Delhi flight will arrive at 11 p.m.  Additionally, one Air India flight is expected to arrive from London to New Delhi at around 10 p.m.  "The passengers will be subjected to a RT-PCR test at the terminal only. After landing they will be kept at an isolation area till they are subjected to the test," airport sources said.

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