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Thousands of flights cancelled globally as Omicron mars holiday weekend

  By Reuters staff, published by Cyprus Mail COMMERCIAL airlines around the world cancelled more than 4,500 flights over the Christmas weekend, as a mounting wave of Covid-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant created greater uncertainty and misery for holiday travellers. Airline carriers globally scrapped at least 2,401 flights on Friday, which fell on

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PM: No additional ticket sales at the door for New Year countdown events

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Dec. 25) ordered strict implementation of measures for holding New Year countdown events and forbade the sale of additional tickets at the door, Thai Rath newspaper said. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said Gen. Prayut emphasised that those organising New Year countdown festivities must strictly implement

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