To bring back 15,000 stranded Indian abroad Govt to operate 64 major flights services

As per latest reports, the government of India will operate 64 flights to bring back about 15,000 stranded Indians abroad from 7th till 13th of this month in light of the Corona Virus Pandemic.

As informed by civil aviation minister, Hardeep S Puri, the 64 flights include, UAE 10 flights, Qatar – 2, Saudi Arabia – 5, UK – 7, Singapore – 5, United States – 7, Philippines – 5, Bangladesh – 7, Bahrain – 2, Malaysia – 7, Kuwait – 5 and Oman 2 flights .

Government has clarified that only asymptomatic passengers would be allowed to travel and strict adherence to the Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for the complete process has to be followed by the carriers.

State Governments have been advised to make arrangements, including for testing, quarantine and onward movement of the citizens upon their return.

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