The first flight from Bengaluru will take off on 20th April from Kempegowda International Airport, which has already seen an overwhelming response from British travellers in Karnataka.
With 17 additional charter flights across India, a total capacity of around 4000 passengers are being taken home to the UK.
Details of the flights are as follows:
- From Bangalore (via Ahmedabad) to London on 23 April
Flights from other cities across India:
- From Ahmedabad to London on 20, 22, 24, 26 April;
- From Amritsar to London on 21, 23, 25 and 27 April;
- From Delhi to London on 21, 23, 25 and 27 April;
- From Goa to London on 20, 22 and 24 April;
- From Mumbai to London on 26 April.
In a Press release British Deputy High Commission, Bengaluru said, People who are most vulnerable will be prioritised for seats on these flights which will bring the total number of chartered flights run by the UK Government from India to 38.
Given the number of people who have already registered for a flight, the majority of seats are likely to be allocated to people who are already on waitlists, having registered via the CTM website, the press release said.