Vande Bharat flight carrying 86 passengers from Dubai landed in Chandigarh on Wednesday

  • | Wednesday | 23rd September, 2020

A health department spokesman said that during the screening the health officials took utmost precaution and the passengers also maintained social distancing.

A Vande Bharat flight evacuating 86 passengers stranded in Dubai due to Covid-19 outbreak landed at the Chandigarh International Airport at Mohali on Wednesday.

It was an IndiGo operated Air Bubble flight arrived at the local airport at 2.28 pm.

All repatriated persons belonging to nearby states will be sent to their districts under the supervision of respective state governments representatives following which they will go through the compulsory quarantine period.

Processing of passengers went smooth at the airport with joint efforts of all the authorities/agencies which were involved in the processing of passengers which were governments of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, CISF, Immigration, Customs and Punjab Police etc., along with Chandigarh International Airport.

A health department spokesman said that during the screening the health officials took utmost precaution and the passengers also maintained social distancing.

He informed that no passenger was suffering from fever, cough, cold etc and all were asymptomatic for coronavirus.



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