The private US-Bangla airlines on Friday announced that it will operate these flights on Chennai-Dhaka and Kolkata-Dhaka routes between April 20-25 to bring back over 1000 Bangladeshi citizens from India.
Six of these special chartered flights will operate from Chennai to Dhaka and two from Kolkata to Dhaka.
The airlines will operate daily flights from Chennai starting from 20 April till 25 April. The airlines has announced that the flight will take off from Chennai at 12:15 pm.
The flights from Kolkata will take off at 11:30 am on April 21 and 23.
Earlier, the Foreign Ministry of Bangladesh had said that nearly 2500 Bangladeshi citizens including 1000 students are currently were stranded in India due to Corona outbreak.