Air India has put out the list of repatriation flights that it will operate as Vande Bharat Mission enters its 6th phase on September 1. Till October 1, the national carrier is expected to operate 31 flights from India and 31 to the country. Destinations for the same include countries like Canada and China. The airline will also operate repatriation 50 flights under the recently-established air bubbles till October 23 to destinations including London, Frankfurt, US and Maldives.
About 10.5 lakh Indians have returned from abroad after the government launched the “Vande Bharat” evacuation mission on May 7 in view of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the phase five of the Vande Bharat Mission was presently underway and under this from August 1-12, 300 international flights and 70 domestic feeders have been operated reaching 22 airports across India.