More Indian flights from UAE announced, bookings to open
Air India Express will operate these flights under the Vande Bharat Mission to south Indian cities from Sharjah
Los Angeles, July. 03, 2020
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India has announced nine more repatriation flights from the UAE, ticket sales for which will open later on Friday.
Air India Express will operate these flights under the Vande Bharat Mission to south Indian cities from Sharjah, according to the Indian Consulate in Dubai.
"All Indian nationals are advised to take note of direct sale of Air India Express flights from Sharjah. Following flights will be opened for sale effective 4 p.m. UAE Time on July 3. Make sure to book your tickets once the sale is live,"
The flights scheduled to operate from July 9 to 14 are flying to Madurai, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Kochi and Hyderabad, Gulf news reported.
Some Indians later in the evening posted on the Twitter page of the mission that all tickets were sold out soon, while some others stated that they faced some technical issues in purchasing the ticket online.
One post said: “Within few minutes tickets are sold. There are thousands of people stranded and few flights are not enough. Please add more flights or give permission to additional UAE airlines. We are struck here without job, money and 1 or 2 flights not enough. Please help us.”
Sources said the airline was looking into the complaints.