SpiceJet recently announced that it will be sending some special flights to Hungary’s capital Budapest, to assist with the evacuation of Indians from war-hit Ukraine
The private airline company further informed about the details declaring that they will be starting Boeing 737 MAX for the evacuation, and the flight will take off from Delhi and bring the stranded Indian students from Budapest, and then the return flights will take off from Georgia’s Kutaisi.
The Private airline is in talks with the concerned ministries to get the required permissions as they want to run more evacuation flights.
The first ferry flight to Budapest will take off today, February 28, at around 10:30 PM from Delhi, while the return as earlier mentioned is scheduled via Georgia.
The return flight is planned to take off on March 1 at 4:55 AM IST early morning from Budapest and will halt at Kutaisi, and the flight will resume its journey to the national capital on March 2 at around 1:45 PM IST.
Indians from Ukraine
- Earlier, private airline IndiGo also reported assisting with the weekly flight mission for the rescue of the stranded Indians from Ukraine. Currently, only AirIndia was carrying out the Evacuation mission.
Indian government started a mission named “Operation Ganga”
The Indian government started a mission named “Operation Ganga” to evacuate citizens from the crisis-torn Ukraine amid the Russia-Ukraine war. So far, three flights in partnership with Air India have anchored with the evacuated Indian Citizens.
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Air India flight landed in Mumbai from Bucharest
The first Air India flight landed in Mumbai from Bucharest carrying 219 students on Saturday, while another flight landed in Delhi carrying 250 citizens on Sunday midnight. Another flight landed on February 27 morning in Delhi from Hungary’s capital Budapest carrying 250 students.
It is to be reported that since February 24, when the Russian military offensive started, the Ukrainian airspace has been locked for civil aircraft operations.
Due to this, the Indian evacuation flights are working out of Bucharest and Budapest. The government officials have reported that citizens have not been set for the evacuation flights.
Indian nationals to be evacuated in Air India flights have been requested to come border countries in the West so as to be evacuated.
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