Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 Begins Today 857, Flights Schedule For 23 Countries

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The Phase 5 of the Vande Bharat Mission begins today to rescue Indians stranded abroad. The phase 5 of the biggest ever evacuation mission will continue till 31st August 2020.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri in a interview said, that under various phases of Vande Bharat Mission, more than 8 lakh 45 thousand Indians have been repatriated.

He said upto 1200 flights are likely to be added in Phase 5 of Vande Bharat Mission. In total, Air India and Air India Express have airlifted 2 lakh 67 thousand 436 stranded passengers and other charters have brought home 4 lakh 86 thousand 811 stranded passengers between 6th of May and 30th of July this year.

The Ministry of External Affairs has said that a total of 792 flights (692 international and 100 domestic feeders) have been scheduled to repatriate Indians from 23 countries in Phase 5 of the Vande Bharat Mission.

These include Gulf countries, US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Israel, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan.

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The flights will cater to 21 different airports across India and repatriate an estimated 1 lakh 30 thousand Indians stranded abroad.

Here is the full schedule of Vande Bharat Mission : Phase 5


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