Daijiworld Media Network – Bhatkal (EP)
Bhatkal, Aug 10: The government of India had banned flights to and from China from March 26, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The flight took off to China after two and a half years on August 26. Four Bhatkal based passengers are said to be in the Southern Airlines flight that had 110 travellers.
The passengers from Bhatkal are Mohammed Yousuf Rukmuddin, Navid Ruknuddin, Imthiaz and Afghan Khazia. They had booked their seats 20 days ago. Special rest rooms were reserved for them for three days in Delhi by the airline.
The passengers are subjected to Covid-19 tests twice in Bhatkal and twice in Delhi. The 110 passengers will be kept under quarantine for 15 days after landing in China.
People from various countries residing in China had faced hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Indians had given up their businesses and education and reached India. As the flights to China resumed, it is felt that business in China will rise.