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Amid lockdown over COVID-19, SpiceJet offers to fly migrant workers from Delhi, Mumbai to Bihar

Amid lockdown over COVID-19, SpiceJet offers to fly migrant workers from Delhi, Mumbai to Bihar

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Mar 2020, 12:57 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the nationwide lockdown called by the government to stop the spread of COVID-19, airline SpiceJet has offered to fly migrant workers from Delhi and Mumbai to the eastern state of Bihar, media reports said.

The airline has offered to help by operating a special flight.

The domestic and international flights have been banned by the Centre till Apr 14.

The lockdown will also be lifted on Apr 14 midnight.

Earlier, GoAir had reached out to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the DGCA and offered its services in the wake of a complete lock down across the nation.

The Wadia Group-controlled carrier has offered its aircraft, pilots, cabin crew and airport staff to carry out emergency services and repatriation of citizens. 

Till Saturday morning, over 800 people including 19 deceased have been infected with Coronavirus in India.

The Health Ministry said 66 people have been cured.

Amid lockdown over COVID-19, SpiceJet offers to fly migrant workers from Delhi, Mumbai to Bihar

India Blooms News Service
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