In continuation with its commitment to support the repatriation efforts, IndiGo operated a special charter flight from Russia to bring back stranded Indian citizens. The IndiGo flight 6E 8691 from Moscow to Kochi transferred a total of 212 passengers on August 02, 2020. The passengers who were mostly students flew home by the chartered flight en route Moscow – Amritsar – Kochi with the assistance of Embassy of India in Moscow, Russia and Nixtour India Private Limited. IndiGo operated the flight while adhering to all the precautionary measures, ensuring a safe and hassle-free flying experience for the passengers.
Mr. Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, “We are pleased to leverage our resources to
operate repatriation flights to support stranded citizens. We would like to extend our gratitude to the
Indian government for allowing charter operations, this being our first flight from Russia. We look
forward to contribute and support the nation in these times”.
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