Air Asia flight brings back 180 Odias stranded Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Bhubaneswar: Special Air Asia flight carrying 180 passengers from Andaman & Nicobar Islands reaches at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar . The State Government made arrangements to bring those workers to the concerned airport by picking up from different islands in Andaman after the returning migrants completed formalities required under the COVID-19 protocols.

Speaking about the initiative Anup Manjeshwar, Head, Sales & Distribution, AirAsia India, said “Working cohesively with the Odisha Government in our endeavor to repatriate migrant workers from various parts of the country has been a fulfilling experience. As per standard protocol, all our guests are screened before boarding and provided customized AirAsia safety kits comprising Masks, Sanitiser and Face Shields for their personal safety. AirAsia India is proud of this initiative with more flights on the horizon as we look forward to working with other like-minded individuals and organizations keen on supporting migrant communities.”