Vande Bharat Mission: More services to Kochi in third phase
Nedumbassery: More international flight services will be conducted to Kochi International airport as part of Vande Bharat Mission Phase 3, the evacuation mission of stranded Indians abroad. Flight services will be operated from Gulf, Australia and Europe. 14 special flights are also chartered to Kochi airport.
From June 9 to 21, 15 Air India Express services will be conducted to Kochi from Gulf regions including Abu Dhabi, Salalah, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat and Dubai.
On June 11, 13 and 20, Air India Express flights will be operated from Singapore to Kochi. On June 23, flight will arrive from Sydney via Delhi and on June 29, flight will be operated form Vietnam.
14 chartered flights will be operated from June 10 to 18. These services are operated by companies and associations of foreign Malayalis. If these are granted permission from central government, more than 3,000 expats will return to state this week.
Flight services are also chartered from Algeria, Ghana and Tajikistan to Kochi.