UAE-India repatriation: Phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission begins today.


There will be 18 repatriation flights announced to India from the UAE in the Phase-2 of Vande Bharat Mission, out of which 13 will fly to four airports of Kerala state. Yet there are no flights for most parts of northern, eastern and western states of India.

From May 16 till May 23, these flights will repatriate more than 3,000 stranded Indians from the UAE.

These schedules could change as few services are subject to approvals.

Saturday, May 16: The first service of the second phase starts from Dubai with flight to Kochi, followed by two planes from Abu Dhabi to Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode – all in Kerala.

Sunday, May 17: A service each from Dubai to Kochi and Kannur, and from Abu Dhabi to Kochi.

Monday, May 18: A  flight from Dubai will fly to Mangalore (Karnataka state) and from Abu Dhabi to Kochi.

Tuesday, May 19: Two services from Dubai – one to Delhi and another to Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), and from Abu Dhabi to Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Wednesday, May 20: A flight from Dubai to Kochi.

Thursday, May 21: A flight from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram.

Friday, May 22: Two services each from Dubai to Hyderabad (Telangana) and Kochi.

Saturday, May 23: Two services each from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode, and from Abu Dhabi to Kannur.