7th evacuation flight under “Operation Ganga” lands in India
New Delhi, March 1 (Delhi Crown): The seventh flight carrying 182 Indians, mostly students who were stranded in war-torn Ukraine, landed in Mumbai on Tuesday.
The flight was arranged as part of Government of India’s Operation Ganga, stated the Ministry of External Affairs.
The “Air India Express” flight had taken off from the “Henri Coanda International Airport” in Bucharest at 11.10 p.m. (IST) on Monday and reached Mumbai at 7.05 a.m. Tuesday morning. It had a brief stopover in Kuwait for refuelling.
Air India, Air India Express, IndiGo and SpiceJet have joined the Operation Ganga mission operating multiple flights from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries to Delhi and Mumbai.