Flights between UK & India resumes from Jan 8; restricted to 15 flights per week

India UK flights will resume from January 8, 2021. Operations will be restricted to 15 flights per week for carriers of the two countries. The flights will be allowed from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad only till the 23rd of Jan. The restriction was put in the wake of the new Covid Strain found in the United Kingdom. Several cases of the new Covid strain reached India via UK returnees. The govt is trying to trace the people positively with the new strain. Precautionary measures such as suspending the flights between the two countries was taken to curb the spreading of the virus.