Eight repatriation flights bring 1,207 Nepalis home


, JULY 31

A total of eight were conducted today.

According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), 1,207 today via eight flights.

Among them, Malindo Air evacuated 161 passengers from Malaysia, while Air Arabia brought 160 passengers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Similarly, Fly Dubai repatriated 159 passengers from the UAE while Himalaya Airlines evacuated 97 passengers and one dead body from China today.

The remaining four flights were conducted from Kuwait.

As per TIA, Himalaya Airlines conducted two flights from Kuwait, evacuating 153 and 154 passengers respectively, while Jazeera Airways also conducted two flights from Kuwait and brought home 161 and 162 passengers. Jazeera Airways also brought one dead body from Kuwait in its first flight.

Eight more flights have been scheduled for repatriation of Nepali migrant workers stranded in Gulf countries tomorrow.

Amid this, nine domestic flights were also conducted today.

According to TIA, Sita Air departed for Nepalgunj carrying four passengers from Kathmandu, while Kailash

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