Muscat: To facilitate the return of stranded nationals in Oman, India will operate eight more special flights between May 17 and 23.
The schedules are Muscat – Trivandrum (May 17), Muscat – Hyderabad ( May 18), Muscat – Bangalore ( May 20), Salalah – Kozhikode (May 20), Muscat – Delhi (May 21), Muscat – Kannur (May 22), Muscat – Kochi (May 23), and Muscat – Trivandrum (May 23).
In the second phase, there will be flights from Muscat to different destinations in India outside Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
As in the case of two earlier flights, the passenger lists for all these eight flights will be finalized by the Embassy on the basis of the registration made by the nationals on its website.
Priority will be given to medical emergency cases, pregnant women, workers in distress, senior citizens as well as to other Indian nationals who are stranded in difficult situations.
The embassy will be contacting the shortlisted people for each flight directly through email/telephone.
The cost of tickets will have to be borne by the passengers themselves and air tickets will be issued by the airline to shortlisted persons.
All passengers are required to confirm acceptance of all conditions of travel, including quarantine requirements in India as well as health requirements to
board the flight.
The South Indian state of Kerala will get 5 flights, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru will get one each.