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Vande Bharat Mission Phase 2: AI special flight from Philippines to arrive in Kochi via Mumbai

An Air India special flight carrying stranded Indians from the Philippines will arrive on Wednesday in Kochi, Kerala, via Mumbai.

ANI | Manila | Updated: 20-05-2020 12:17 IST | Created: 20-05-2020 12:06 IST
Vande Bharat Mission Phase 2: AI special flight from Philippines to arrive in Kochi via Mumbai
Passengers queue up for check-in after the thermal screening at Manila Airport. Image Credit: ANI

An Air India special flight carrying stranded Indians from the Philippines will arrive on Wednesday in Kochi, Kerala, via Mumbai. "Bringing Indians Home!#VandeBharatMission #Philippines Phase 2 Day 2 begins! AI 1319 Manila-Mumbai-Kochi passengers queue up for check-in after the thermal screening @MIAAGovPH. Passengers waiting are served lunch by the Embassy," the Indian Embassy in the Philippines said on Twitter.

The Embassy also said that over a thousand stranded Indians have been evacuated so far from the Philippines, and appreciated the efforts of the External Affairs Ministry, EAM S Jaishankar as well as Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. These evacuations are being carried out as part of the Government of India's second phase of 'Vande Bharat' operation.


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