Guwahati: India’s ambitious Vande Bharat Mission has brought back 8,503 Indians in 43 inbound flights operated by Air India and Air India Express in six days starting from May 7.
The first phase of the repatriation exercise under the Union ministry of civil aviation in coordination with the Union ministry of external affairs aims to bring back 14,800 Indians in 64 flights from 12 countries, including USA, UK, Bangladesh, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Philippines, UAE and Malaysia.
Air India along with its subsidiary Air India Express are operating the flights.
A release said, “Each and every function in this massive air evacuation mission strictly adheres to the safety and hygiene protocol laid down by the Government and DGCA. MoCA, AAI and Air India leave no stone unturned to prioritize the safety of passengers, the crew and ground handling staff in these sensitive medical evacuation missions.”
“Extensive and meticulous safety arrangements are made in accordance to government guidelines,” it added.
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