2 flights with 324 passengers from NZ, Kuwait reach Chandigarh

2 flights with 324 passengers from NZ, Kuwait reach Chandigarh

An Air India flight from Auckland landed at the Chandigarh international airport with 140 passengers. Tribune photo: Vicky

Tribune News Service

Mohali, June 29

Two flights carrying 324 passengers landed at the Chandigarh international airport here today. The flights were run under the Vande Bharat Mission of the Union Government to evacuate Indian nationals stranded abroad.

An Air India flight carrying 140 passengers from Auckland arrived at 7.30 am while one by GoAir carrying 184 passengers from Kuwait landed at 6.30 pm.

All repatriated persons, who mostly belong to different parts of Punjab, Haryana and nearby states, will reach their districts under the supervision of their respective state government representatives where they will be quarantined as per the government guidelines. A spokesperson of the Health Department said no passenger was found suffering from fever, cough, cold, etc, during the screening and all were asymptomatic for Covid.

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