Vande Bharat Mission: Full schedule of flights due to arrive over weekend

This is the first phase of the Vande Bharat mission, which began on May 7 and is scheduled to continue till May 13. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the United States are some of the countries from which Indians will be brought back home.
Stranded Indians in countries across the world will fly back home over the weekend in special Air India flights as part of India’s Vande Bharat Mission, the country’s massive repatriation operation to help those stuck in other countries due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

This is the first phase of the Vande Bharat mission, which began on May 7 and is scheduled to continue till May 13. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the United States are some of the countries from which Indians will be brought back home.

Two flights carrying a total of 335 people from the Gulf countries landed in Kerala’s two airports on Friday night, as the Vande Bharat Mission entered its second day.
Four flights carrying Indian nationals are due to arrive from Bangladesh’s Dhaka to Delhi on Saturday afternoon, Kuwait to Hyderabad at 6:30 pm, Oman’s Muscat to Cochin at 8:50 pm and the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah to Lucknow at 8:50 pm.

Another four will come from Kuwait and land in Cochin 9:15 pm, Malaysia’s Kaula Lampur to Trichy 9:40 pm, the United Kingdom’s London to Mumbai at 1:30 am on May 10 and Qatar’s Doha to Cochin at 1:40 am.

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