Evacuation flights began operating at the beginning of June 2020

"Ras Al Khaimah International" secures the repatriation of 53,000 Indians to their country

Operating 300 private evacuation flights through Ras Al Khaimah Airport.


Ras Al Khaimah International Airport announced yesterday the success of joint efforts in securing the return of about 53,000 Indian citizens to their motherland, pointing out that this comes in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and within the framework of continuous efforts That the emirate is making efforts to deal with the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

Yesterday, a statement stated that His Highness's directives included covering all costs related to the transportation of those wishing to travel from the Indian community from all over the Emirates to Ras Al Khaimah Airport.

He added that the Indian government worked in cooperation with "SpiceJet Aviation" to organize special flights for this purpose, while Ras Al Khaimah International Airport took over the responsibility of coordinating efforts and assisting members of the Indian community, whose work contracts had expired, to return to their homeland, and give this matter a top priority in terms of It is in line with the efforts of the UAE in this field.

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, said, “The UAE is keen to ensure and provide the highest standards of health and safety, and we in Ras Al Khaimah are part of the national work system that aims to strengthen the UAE’s position as it is at the forefront of countries that Leading international cooperation to address this pandemic ».

His Highness added: “Ras Al Khaimah has a well-established historical relationship with the Indian government and people, and we are fully prepared to provide all forms of assistance in all fields,” pointing out that Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has played a major role in supporting the Indian government's initiative, in order to secure the return of its citizens to Their home country.

His Highness praised the high level of efficiency and professionalism demonstrated by the airport's work teams.

For his part, Executive Director of Ras Al Khaimah Airport, Sanjay Khanna, said that Ras Al Khaimah Airport began operating special evacuation flights at the beginning of June 2020, and so far 300 flights have been operated by «SpiceJet», pointing out that these operations will continue at the highest levels. Seriousness and commitment to the goal of helping Indian citizens return to their homeland.

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