Air India: They have announced to start 27 domestic flights to the Frankfurt form Delhi and Bengaluru. Air India was the first flight which is part of the Vande Bharat Mission. The domestic will be apart of the Vande Bharat Mission. It will be the 6th phase of this mission which will start on 1 September 2020.
These domestic flights will start from 1st September to 25 September 2020. In October 2020, Air India is also expected to start a new mission in which they will operate 31 domestic flights from India to international boundaries.
Bookings for the Vande Bharat phase 6 is been is also started on Air India’s official website, Ticket counters, Online travel websites, and authorized travel agents.
The next plan of Air India includes countries like Canada and China. It will also operate 50 flights to international boundaries. These 50 flights will start on 23 October 2020. This mission will also include destinations like London, the US, Frankfurt, and the Maldives.
Last week, Hong Kong has banned the Air India flights due to corona spread in the flights. About 10-12 passengers were found coronavirus positive on the flight and Hong Kong state it was a mistake of Air India. That flight was the part of Vande Bharat Mission phase 5.
On Friday the Ministry of External Affairs stated that With the help of Vande Bharat’s mission about 10.5 lakhs Indians were recovered from the international countries. This mission was started on 7 May.
Anurag Srivastav member of the ministry of external affairs stated that phase 5 of the Vande Bharat Mission is going on right now. Phase 6 will start from 6 September 2020. The phase 5 tenure was started on 1 August to 12.
In phase 5 of the mission helped to recover from the other countries with the help of 300 international flights and 70 domestic flights. These flights were landed on 22 airports in India.