NEW DELHI: India will commence the 2nd portion of
Vande Bharat Mission
from Might perchance additionally 16 to 22 below which Air India will operate 149 flights to lift support countrymen from 31 countries. These will consist of several locations where AI does no longer have traditional flights to adore Ukraine, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Nigeria.
The other countries from where stranded Indians will almost definitely be brought support consist of US, UAE, Canada, UK, Australia, Italy, France, Singapore and Russia.
Beneath portion-I, 6,037 Indians were flown support to India on 31 flights operated by Air India and AI Inform in five days starting up from Might perchance additionally 7.
Extra on Covid-19
Whereas, 64 flights (42 by AI and 24 by AI Inform) are to be operated below portion-I to 12 countries including USA, UK, Bangladesh, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Philippines, UAE and Malaysia to repatriate 14,800 Indians, the 2nd portion will question 149 extra flights (including feeder flights) in operation.
“Every and each impartial on this huge air evacuation mission strictly adheres to the safety and hygiene protocol laid down by the executive and DGCA. Aviation ministry, Airports Authority of India and Air India prioritise the safety of passengers, crew and ground coping with group in these sensitive evacuation missions. Intensive and meticulous safety preparations are made in accordance to executive guidelines,” aviation ministry acknowledged in an announcement.