Vande Bharat: First flight carrying Indians from Abu Dhabi lands in Kochi

The primary Air India Specific flight carrying Indian residents from Abu Dhabi landed on the airport right here on Thursday night time as India launched its largest ever repatriation train in its historical past to deliver again its nationals stranded overseas amid the worldwide journey lockdown over the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Air India Specific flight IX 452 with 177 passengers and 4 infants landed on the Cochin Worldwide Airport (CIAL) at 10.09 pm, an airline spokesman stated.

One other Air India Specific flight IX 344 with 177 passengers and 5 infants from Dubai is anticipated to land on the Kozhikode Worldwide Airport at 10.45 pm, he stated.

The Air India Specific flight IX 452 that landed in Kochi on Thursday (Photograph Credit: PTI)

The evacuated residents will probably be despatched to the quarantine services arrange by the administration of their respective districts, Kerala authorities officers stated.

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