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Around 22,500 Indians have returned from Ukraine to India from 1 February – 11 March, 2022

Newdelhi:21/3/22:Around 22,500 Indian nationals have returned from Ukraine to India from 1 February – 11 March 2022. 90 evacuation flights were operated under Operation Ganga including 14 Indian Air Force flights.

The Government had coordinated with the Indian carriers for the operation of evacuation flights. Six private airlines, namely Air Asia, Air India, Air India Express, Go First, Indigo and Spicejet operated chartered services under Operation Ganga.

The Government has coordinated with six private airlines, namely Air Asia, Air India, Air India Express, Go First, Indigo and Spicejet for evacuation of Indian nationals from countries adjoining Ukraine viz. Romania, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia under Operation Ganga.

Air India and Air India Express together have operated 23 evacuation flights under Operation Ganga. The airfare for all the flights operated under Operation Ganga has been borne entirely by the Government.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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