Two hundred and sixty Nepalis stranded abroad due to the global coronavirus pandemic have returned home today. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) office said Silk Air of Singapore brought 148 passengers to Kathmandu today. Similarly, Jazeera Airlines brought 112 people and a dead body from Kuwait.
Three in-bound international chartered flights have been operated today for repatriating the Nepalis stranded in various countries. Nepal Airlines is bringing Nepalis from Kuwait tonight in course of rescuing additional people stranded in foreign land. A flight would be operated to Kuala Lumpur for bringing more Nepalis from there.
The Himalayan Airlines is conducting a flight to Kunming of China and Kuala Lumpur tonight for bringing Nepali nationals from there, the TIA Office said.
Four international chartered flights are scheduled for Sunday. Bhutan’s Druk Air is operating a chartered flight from Paro to Kathmandu tomorrow morning. Similarly, Nepal Airlines is conducting chartered flight from Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, the Himalayan Airlines is operating chartered flight from Abu Dhabi and Shree Airlines is operating chartered flight from Yangon of Myanmar.
Source: National News Agency Nepal