Russia To Airlift Hundreds Of Tourists Trapped In New Delhi, Goa Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Sumaira FH 4 days ago Wed 25th March 2020 | 12:30 AM
NEW DELHI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th March, 2020) Russian airlines on Wednesday will bring back to Moscow hundreds of Russians stranded in India's New Delhi and Goa by the coronavirus outbreak, the air transport authority said.
"An Aeroflot plane is scheduled to leave Sheremetyevo airport for New Delhi late on March 24. It is expected to bring back over 350 people tomorrow. Additionally, Rossiya will fly a plane to Goa on March 25," Rosaviatsiya said in a statement.
Rosaviatsiya asked Russian nationals trapped abroad by coronavirus lockdowns to contact Russian diplomatic missions before March 26. It is working on an operation to repatriate citizens from Egypt and Latin America.