Beijing: Air India will operate its flight to Wuhan on October 30, the first after the central Chinese city from where the coronavirus initially emerged in December was officially declared safe from the virus in June and all curbs were lifted. A Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) flight would be operated from Delhi-Wuhan sector on October 30, the Indian Embassy announced on Friday.Also Read - Breaking: India Issues Fresh Travel Advisory, Makes Negative RT-PCR Test Report Must For International Passengers
This will be the sixth VBM flight by Air India to China to help Indians stranded in both the countries to travel back to their destinations. Also Read - China's Inhalable Covid-19 Vaccine Likely to Boost Antibodies
The Delhi-Wuhan flight was announced after the cancellation of October 23 flight between Delhi-Guangzhou. Also Read - Domestic Air Passenger Traffic Rises to Over 79% in September Against Last Year
Those who are arriving from New Delhi has to undergo 14-day quarantine in the designated hotels.
The Indian Embassy press release said the upcoming VBM flight scheduled for October 23 has been postponed to October 30. The flight will be now operated on Delhi-Wuhan-Delhi sector.
The travellers have been asked to reach out to helpdesk (email@example.com) for any assistance or guidance. India operated three flights to Wuhan to airlift Indians stranded in the city when the virus was at its peak there in February this year.
Air India has operated five VBM flights so far helping Indians stranded in both the countries to travel back to their destinations.