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Air India to send aircraft to bring back Indians stranded in Rome

An Air India official said the flight to Rome would take off from the Delhi airport around 2:30 pm.

Published: 21st March 2020 01:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2020 01:39 PM   |  A+A-

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Air India aircraft (File Photo | AP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: National carrier Air India will send a 787 Dreamliner aircraft to Rome on Saturday afternoon to evacuate Indians stranded there amid the coronavirus crisis.

The Centre issued a statement on Thursday that no international flights would be allowed to land in India from March 22 onward for a period of one week.

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An Air India official said the flight to Rome would take off from the Delhi airport around 2:30 pm.

The flight will evacuate all Indians stranded in Rome and return to Delhi on Sunday morning, the official added.

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