Wednesday 6 May 2020 12:34 AM UTC
By A Staff Reporter
LONDON May 6: Finally, the Indian government has decided to reptriate its citizens stranded in different parts of the world since the lockdown since March 25, which put an end to all international flights.
Those stranded in the UK will be repatriated by Air India who will operate six special flights from May 8 to May 13, the Indian High Commission of London website said.
Indians those who are chosen to fly will have to ensure that payment is made for the ticket. Those chosen to fly will be contacted by the Indian High Commission in London, says the note on the website.
Those who qualify for flying out will also have to give a written undertaking that on their arrival in India they will undergo a 14 day mandatory quarantine at his/her own expense as per the protocols framed by the government of India and the respective state governments.
“Medical screening of passengers would be done before taking the flight. Only asymptomatic passengers would be allowed to travel. During the journey, all passengers would have to follow the protocols, including those issued by ministries of health and civil aviation.
Air India would be providing gloves and masks, the note on the website says.
“On reaching the destination in India, everyone would be medically screened and all would have to register on the Aarogya Setu app.
Everyone would be mandatorily quarantined for 14 days, either in a hospital or in an institutional quarantine on on payment-basis, by the concerned State government.
COVID test would be done after 14 days and further action would be taken according to health protocols.
An undertaking to abide by the protocols framed by the Government of India and State Government would have to be given in this regard prior to boarding the aircraft,” the Indian High Commission in London says.
You cannot book a flight directly with Air India. High Commission or Air India will contact the passengers and only such passengers can make bookings with vulnerable passengers getting priority.
Complete your registration with the Indian High Commission if not done by clicking on the below link.
For further details please click the link below to visit the Indian High Commission website.
SCHEDULE OF FLIGHTS LEAVING UK
08 MAY MUMBAI & BENGALURU
09 MAY HYDERABAD
10 MAY MUMBAI
11 MAY AHMEDABAD
12 MAY CHENNAI
13 MAY DELHI
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