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Even small changes in China have global effects.
Hopes are diminishing for struggling Indian airlines amid the coronavirus outbreak.
India today (March 17) barred entry (pdf) for flyers, including Indian citizens, coming from Afghanistan, Philippines, and Malaysia from immediate effect. A similar advisory was issued yesterday for those coming from the European Union (EU), European Free Trade Association, Turkey, and the UK.
“No airline shall board a passenger from these nations to India with effect from 1200 GMT on March 18, 2020. The airline shall enforce this at the port of initial departure,” the statement from India’s health ministry (pdf) read.
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