The Centre started the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ on May 6 to help those stranded overseas due to the novel coronavirus pandemic reach their destinations via international repatriation flights.
According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, 15,450 repatriation flights were operated by the Air India Group under the Vande Bharat Mission till January 29, carrying over 20.87 lakh passengers. Of these, 7,721 were inbound flights carrying 12.42 lakh passengers and 7,729 were outbound flights with 8.45 lakh fliers.
The mission is currently in Phase 8 which will continue until March 28, 2021.
Here is the repatriation international flights schedule for January 31:
Air India repatriation schedule for January 31: Ex-India to foreign stations (in local time)> AI 0302 Delhi 01:35 Sydney 20:00
> AI 0139 Delhi 10:30 Tel Aviv 14:25
Air India repatriation schedule for January 31: Ex-foreign stations to India (in local time)
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