Coronavirus COVID-19: Air India to evacuate over 300 Israel nationals from Delhi to Tel Aviv amid lockdown


New Delhi: National provider Air India will evacuate over 300 Israel nationals from New Delhi and ferry them to Tel Aviv on Friday (March 27, 2020), amid coronavirus outbreak state of affairs which has claimed over 20,000 lives globally. According to studies, Boeing 777 AI-139 planes have been deployed for the evacuation operation.

This comes after the Consulate General of Israel in Mumbai had mentioned that a number of Israel nationals had been searching for a manner out from India. 

“The team @israelinMumbai is making constant efforts to help and find a solution for the #Israelis that want to reach back to #Israel safely. Here are a few of them that were picked up now by special transportation organized by the consulate taking them to the airport,” Consulate General of Israel in Mumbai wrote on Twitter on Thursday.

It is to be famous that Air India has beforehand carried out related particular flight operations to evacuate each Indian and overseas nationals from a number of international locations together with China and Italy who had been stranded in these international locations because of the unfold of the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, German nationals who’re being evacuated from India amid lockdown underwent safety checks at Indira Gandhi International Airport. They will take off from India shortly.

After India introduced country-wide lockdown to comprise coronavirus unfold, international locations like Russia, Japan, Germany, and Ukraine are evacuating their nationals, who’re caught right here.