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First 'Vande Bharat Mission' Evacuation Flight From US To Takeoff; Day 4 Schedule Here

As a part of the 'Vande Bharat' Mission, Indian nationals at the San Fransisco airport will board the first repatriation flight from the United States

Taranjit Singh Sandhu

As a part of the 'Vande Bharat' Mission, Indian nationals at the San Fransisco airport will board the first repatriation flight from the United States. India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu informed that the first flight will take off from San Francisco, followed by 7 more flights from 4 different hubs of Air India. All these flights will be going to different cities in India, he added.

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8 evacuation flights scheduled to land in India

Apart from the repatriation flights from the United States, 8 more evacuation flights will land in India on Sunday, the day 4 of Vande Bharat mission. Below mentioned is the list of flights that will be carrying Indians stranded across the globe back to their country as a part of Coronavirus evacuation operation. 

Vande Bharat, 10th May----Day 4

1) London to Mumbai
Arrival at Mumbai: 0130 hrs 

2) Doha to Cochin
Arrival at Cochin: 0140 hrs

3) Singapore to Mumbai.
Arrival at Mumbai: 1230 hrs

4) Riyadh to Delhi
Arrival at Delhi: 2000 hrs

5) Kuwait to Chennai
Arrival at Chennai: 2135 hrs

6) Kaula Lampur to Cochin
Arrival at Cochin: 2215 hrs

7) Doha to Trivandrum
Arrival at Trivandrum: 2245 hrs

8) London to Delhi
Arrival at Delhi: 2250 hrs

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'Vande Bharat' Mission

In a major relief for Indians stranded abroad, the Centre had announced that their travel will be arranged via aircraft and naval ships in a phased manner. The Ministry of Home Affairs also issued the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the movement of the returnees. The mission will go on for 7 days and will rescue stranded Indians from over 11 countries in 64 Air India flights carrying over 14,800 people. The flights will take off for 12 countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Maldives, Singapore and the US. 

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(With inputs from agency)

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