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International flights on October 24: Here are flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission

International flights: Check flights leaving for and from India to bring back stranded Indians.
Oct 24, 2020 / 07:36 AM IST
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International flights: The Centre started the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ on May 6 to help those stranded due to the novel coronavirus pandemic reach their destinations via international repatriation flights.

According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, 7,376 repatriation flights were operated by the Air India Group under the Vande Bharat Mission till October 22, carrying over 9.58 lakh passengers. Of these, 3,689 were inbound flights carrying 6,04,557 passengers and 3,687 were outbound flights with 3,54,300 fliers.

The mission is currently in its Phase 6 which will continue until October 31.

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Here is the repatriation international flights schedule for October 24:

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Air India repatriation schedule for October 24: Ex-India to foreign stations (in local time)

> AI 1336: Bengaluru (1.30) to Singapore
> AI 1931: Delhi (17.45) to Dubai
> AI 1975: Ahmedabad (21.35) to Muscat
> AI 0951: Hyderabad (22.30) to Dubai
> AI 0939: Delhi (00.15) to Bahrain
> AI 1913: Delhi (00.55) to Dammam
> AI 0905: Chennai (1.55) to Dubai
> AI 0187: Delhi (2.45) to Toronto
> AI 1927: Delhi (17.45) to Dubai
> AI 1963: Delhi (21.15) to Abu Dhabi

> AI 0907: Chennai (20.15) to Muscat

Air India repatriation schedule for October 24: Ex-foreign stations to India (in local time)

> AI 0940: Bahrain to Delhi (9.25)
> AI 1914: Dammam to Delhi (10.00)
> AI 0952: Dubai to Hyderabad (6.15)
> AI 0908: Muscat to Chennai (4.30)
> AI 0906: Dubai to Chennai (11.00)
> AI 0188: Toronto to Delhi (12.15)
> AI 1928: Dubai to Jaipur (1.50)

> AI 1337: Singapore to Bengaluru (11.15)

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first published: Oct 24, 2020 07:36 am

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