COVID-19: 367 passengers repatriated from Oman today on two flights bound for India

Merge 104.8  |  21 May 2020

Two more repatriation flights took off from Oman for India today as Phase 2 of the Republic’s massive global Vande Bharat mission continues.

Photo credit: Indian Embassy in Oman

In a statement issued online today [Thursday, May 21] two Air India Express flights took off from Muscat International Airport carrying 181 passengers to Delhi, and 186 passengers to Calicut.

As per the Embassy, the complete flight schedule for Phase 2 of ‘Vande Bharat’ repatriation flights from Oman is as follows:

May 17: Muscat – Trivandrum
May 18: Muscat – Hyderabad
May 20: Muscat – Kannur
May 20: Muscat – Bangalore
May 20: Salalah – Calicut
May 21: Muscat – Calicut
May 21: Muscat – Delhi
May 22: Muscat – Kannur
May 23: Muscat – Kochi
May 23: Muscat – Gaya
May 23: Muscat – Trivandrum

The Indian Embassy has confirmed that passenger lists for all new and scheduled repatriation flights will be finalized by the Embassy, and those short-listed to fly will be contacted directly by their representatives.

Travelers will be prioritized among those with medical emergencies, pregnant women and the elderly, workers in distress, and “other Indian nationals who are stranded in difficult situations.”

(Also read: COVID-19: SalamAir to operate repatriation flight on Thursday from Qatar to Oman.)