‘In the 2nd phase of Vande Bharat 30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights’

Hardeep S Puri – Union Minister for Civil Aviation:

  • In 1st phase of Vande Bharat we were to bring back 14,800 Indians on 64 flights. 8500 Indians have already returned till this morning. More flights are underway.
  • In the 2nd phase the numbers are being doubled. 30,000 more Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights.
  • Phase-2 of Vande Bharat from 16-22 May will also include flights from Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Canada, France, Georgia, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand & Ukraine.
  • Phase-1 flew to Bahrain, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, UK & USA.
  • Flyers have to pay for these services & will undergo a paid 14-day quarantine in their destination states.
  • All prescribed preventive measures will be taken.
    Pic Credit: HardeepSPuri

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