Vande Bharat Phase-6 from Sept 1, says Puri

Vande Bharat Phase-6 from Sept 1, says Puri

Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi, August 17

Minister for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri today announced that the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) would dovetail to its sixth version from September 1, which would continue till October 24. This would see operations of additional flights connecting several unserved destinations.

The mission is currently in its fifth phase, which will continue till August 31. The minister said Phase-6 of the repatriation exercise would begin thereafter.

“More flights & destinations being added to VBM to further widen the geographic reach of the mission in its current phase & in Phase-6 from 1 Sept to 24 Oct 2020. Our endeavour is to reach out to every stranded & distressed Indian citizen around the world,” he tweeted.

As per the plan, Air India will operate over 145 flights between India and the USA during VBM-6 and destinations will be added to further widen the reach. — TNS 

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