India’s national carrier, Air India, has started accepting international bookings for those who want to travel to London, Singapore and exclusive places in the US from India. The airline spokesman said that the flights would work between May 8 and May 14 only.
The statement issued by the airline said that all those, who wish to move from India to London, Singapore and exclusive destinations in the USA on Air India flights operating between May 8 and May 14, can start booking.
It further read, “Passengers are requested to read the eligibility criteria carefully as available on the link and proceed further for booking only if they meet the same.”
In the Meantime, the Vande Bharat flight mission will begin from Kochi to Abu Dhabi, Delhi to Singapore and Calicut to Dubai on Thursday. Also, the first flight planned under this operation will also bring back Indians struck in Singapore.
Air India will be following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and has examined all its pilots and crew members for the Coronavirus. Results are likely to arrive by Thursday.
As per reports, the airline would run 64 ferry services to assist the passengers in the other countries. The airline and its subsidiary, Air India Express, together will help out people reach their home in this operation from May 8 – 14.
Who is eligible?
- Indian and foreign nationals with a legitimate visa of minimum one year of the country.
- Green Card/OCI Cardholders.
- Health workers with legitimate permits are also eligible for booking on these flights.