Second Covid wave will delay air traffic recovery to end of FY23: Crisil

NEW DELHI: Ratings agency Crisil on Thursday said air traffic is expected to slump in FY22 and fully recover only by fourth quarter of next fiscal due to “the debilitating consequences” of the second Covid-19 wave in India. The forecast is based on data analysis for top four private airports — Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and […]


Blocking traffic as a human bollard

Across England, there have been efforts to tame traffic in our towns and cities. Many communities are also seeing new restrictions on cars to create low traffic neighbourhoods, and the BBC’s Justin Rowlatt reports, some residents are going to great lengths to step in when the equipment for blocking the traffic doesn’t work. Source link


Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani scratched from Thursday start because of traffic jam

OAKLAND, Calif. — A traffic jam kept Los Angeles Angels right-hander Shohei Ohtani from making it to the ballpark in time for his regular pregame pitching routine, and he was scratched from his scheduled start Thursday night against the Oakland Athletics and shifted to designated hitter. Because of an accident on the Bay Bridge that […]

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Europe Threatens To Limit Belarus Air Traffic After Plane Forced To Land

Belarus forced a Ryanair plane carrying an opposition activist to land in the capital Minsk on Sunday. Kyiv: European leaders threatened to limit international air traffic over Belarus and possibly target its ground transport as well, after a Ryanair plane was forced to land in an incident denounced by Western countries as “state piracy”. Western […]

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Germany Announces Temporary Limitations On Passenger Traffic With India Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Berlin: Germany has announced temporary limitations on the passenger traffic with India as the country is witnessing a record rise in coronavirus infections amid the second wave. “In order not to jeopardise our vaccination campaign, we need to significantly limit our passenger traffic with India,” German Health Minister Jens Spahn, as quoted by Sputnik. Only […]


Airlines cut global traffic forecast on recovery setbacks

PARIS: Air traffic will recover more slowly than previously expected from the Covid-19 pandemic, as vaccination delays and government “risk aversion” slows the reopening of routes, global airlines body IATA said on Wednesday. Global traffic this year will amount to 43% of pre-crisis levels based on passenger numbers and distance flown, the International Air Transport […]

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daunte wright: Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop

BROOKLYN CENTER: Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center came hours before the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, was set to […]


Domestic passenger traffic in India was 30.8% less in February: IATA

NEW DELHI: Domestic passenger traffic in India was 30.8 per cent less in February 2021 as compared to the corresponding period in 2019, said global airlines body IATA on Wednesday. The global passenger traffic was down 74.7 per cent in February as compared to the same month in 2019, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) […]

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Traffic Slows in Suez Canal as Oil Tanker Faces Engine Trouble

Marine traffic slowed in the Suez Canal on Tuesday as oil tanker M/T Rumford appeared to face difficulties in the south of the canal, shipping websites MarineTraffic and TankerTrackers said. A trade source said that the canal notified companies that the M/T Rumford faced engine trouble in the canal and that it had sent tug […]

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Traffic jam eases further in Suez Canal after ship unblocked

CAIRO: The traffic congestion caused by a cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week continued to ease on Friday, with the number of ships waiting to transit falling to 206, canal services firm Leth Agencies said, from over 300 three days ago. On Monday, salvage teams freed the skyscraper-sized container ship, […]