Kerala Tourism officers on Thursday mentioned that 104 Russian vacationers, strnaded as a result of coronavirus lockdown, flew again from the state on Thursday.
The particular airplane of Royal Flight Airways took off from Thiruvananthapuram to Moscow through Kolkata and Yekaterinburg.
Whereas 75 passengers had been staying in several areas in Kerala, like Varkala close to the state capital, the remainder of them had been held up in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
The operations had been coordinated by Ratheesh C Nair, Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation, in Thiruvananthapuram.
The house-bound passengers underwent a compulsory medical check-up and different formalities earlier than boarding the flight.
As many as 2,500 stranded international vacationers had been repatriated from Kerala because the worldwide airports shut down on March 23. They included 232 individuals to Germany, 268 to the UK, 112 to France, and 115 to Switzerland.
Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran mentioned the “state authorities had taken nice care to make sure that the prolonged keep of the foreigners is handy and hassle-free”.
“The Tourism Division officers had been in fixed contact with them to increase the very best hospitality that Kerala is thought for,” he mentioned.
“Offering care to vacationers held up within the state has been a high precedence of the federal government regardless of the constraints posed by the lockdown. We’re joyful to notice that every one the stranded passengers had been taken care of in the absolute best method,” Rani George, Secretary, Tourism, mentioned.
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