COVID-19: India announces 9 more repatriation flights from Oman

Merge 104.8  |  11 June 2020

The Indian Embassy in Oman has announced an additional nine new flights set to depart from Oman between June 17-30 as part of the country’s Vande Bharat mission to repatriate its nationals abroad.

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In a statement issued online, the Embassy has confirmed the below additional flights:

June 17: Bhubaneshwar
June 19: Goa
June 24: Kozhikode
June 25: Trivandrum
June 26: Kochi
June 27: Kochi
June 28: Trivandrum
June 29: Kochi
June 30: Kannur

The additional flights come on the heels of 14 repatriation flights already scheduled between June 9-23 as per the roster below:

9 June 2020MuscatVijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)
10 June 2020MuscatKozhikode (Kerala)
10 June 2020SalalahKochi (Kerala)
11 June 2020MuscatDelhi
12 June 2020MuscatTrivandrum (Kerala)
13 June 2020MuscatCoimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
14 June 2020MuscatKannur (Kerala)
15 June 2020MuscatLucknow
16 June 2020MuscatMumbai (Maharashtra)
17 June 2020MuscatBengaluru / Mangalore (Karnataka)
18 June 2020MuscatTrivandrum (Kerala)
19 June 2020MuscatKochi (Kerala)
21 June 2020MuscatKochi (Kerala)
23 June 2020MuscatKozhikode (Kerala)

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

Priority for travel will be given to those with medical emergencies, pregnant women and the elderly, workers in distress, and “other Indian nationals who are stranded in difficult situations.”

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