SpiceJet operates two flights from Moscow and Tashkent to repatriate 295 Indians

By: |
August 5, 2020 7:29 PM

SpiceJet said it used its Boeing 737 aircraft for the Moscow-Chennai flight that was operated on Tuesday and the Tashkent-Delhi flight operated on Wednesday. 

SpiceJet said it used its Boeing 737 aircraft for the Moscow-Chennai flight that was operated on Tuesday.

SpiceJet said on Wednesday that it operated a repatriation flight each from Moscow in Russia and from Tashkent in Uzbekistan, bringing back a total of 295 Indians. These flights were operated in association with film actor Sonu Sood, the airline said in a press release. “The 295 Indian nationals repatriated had been stranded in Russia and Uzbekistan for over two months,” it said.

SpiceJet said it used its Boeing 737 aircraft for the Moscow-Chennai flight that was operated on Tuesday and the Tashkent-Delhi flight operated on Wednesday.  The low-cost carrier said it will be operating another repatriation flight from Manila to Delhi on August 7 to bring back 180 Indians from the capital city of Philippines.

Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in India since March 23 amid the pandemic. However, special international charter flights, permitted by the Indian aviation regulator DGCA, have been operating as usual. India resumed domestic passenger flights from May 25 after a gap of two months due to the pandemic.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1LG Manoj Sinha announces Rs, 1,350-Cr economic package to boost tourism, other sectors in J&K
2AirAsia begins flights on Mumbai-Guwahati, Mumbai-Srinagar routes
3Air India Express flights from/to Dubai will operate as per original schedule from tomorrow