New Delhi: A special Air India flight will fly to Rome on Saturday in order to evacuate Indian nationals including students stranded in the European country amid coronavirus outbreak.
The flight will return on Sunday morning to Delhi.
“On March 21, Air India will be mounting a 787-Dreamliner to Rome to evacuate our students, other travellers or any Indians stranded there. We are in close touch with our mission there,” said Rubina Ali, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation, on Thursday.
Earlier, India also brought back its people from China, Japan and Iran as the number of cases of coronavirus continue to rise in these countries.