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Qatar Airways cuts capacity to South Korea and Iran

Qatar Airways cuts capacity to South Korea and Iran

Qatar Airways has cut capacity to Iran and South Korea as both countries battle the coronavirus outbreak. Flights to and from Seoul will temporarily operate with a smaller aircraft, while some services to Iran will be halted.

Foreign Office urges Brits to avoid north Italy towns

Foreign Office urges Brits to avoid north Italy towns

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to urge against all but essential travel to a number of towns in northern Italy. The communities have been isolated by the Italian authorities due to an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus.

Abu Dhabi records strong visitor numbers for 2019

Abu Dhabi records strong visitor numbers for 2019

Figures collated by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi have revealed that the number of international visitors coming to the UAE capital is estimated to have reached 11.35 million in 2019.

Canary Islands flights hit by sandstorm

Canary Islands flights hit by sandstorm

Tourists travelling to and from the Canary Islands have seen flights disrupted by a huge sandstorm. Airport operator Aena cancelled, suspended or diverted all flights to and from the islands on Sunday, citing low visibility.

Brits offered visa free travel to Turkey

Brits offered visa free travel to Turkey

The United Kingdom is among six countries to be offered visa free travel to Turkey. Foreign ministry officials confirmed earlier tourists from Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain would also see fees waived.