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Coronavirus pandemic: Israel thanks Air India for rescuing its stranded nationals


Air India used a Boeing 777 jet instead of the regular Dreamliner that operates on this route, in view of more than 300 passengers.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, an Air India special flight carrying 314 Israelis landed here on Thursday evening with many relieved passengers holding the flags of India and Israel thanking the Indian national carrier and its crew for flying them back home in difficult circumstances. The Israeli embassy in New Delhi had requested help from the Ministry of External Affairs to evacuate the Israeli citizens.

Air India recently operated similar rescue flights for Indians stuck in China ...


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