Sixteen Indian sailors, who had got stuck in Bangladesh due to coronavirus pandemic, returned home by a special flight of NOVOAIR on Friday.
“The special flight, carrying 16 Indian sailors, reached Guwahati at 1:18pm (local time),” said a press release.
It also said NOVOAIR operated its first direct flight between Dhaka and Guwahati, the capital of Assam.
On June 23, 19 stranded Indian sailors went back home from Bangladesh by a special flight of the same airline flight.
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Earlier on June 10, another special flight of US-Bangla took 45 Indian sailors back home from Dhaka.
NOVOAIR currently operates three flights from Dhaka to Chattogram, three to Jashore, four to Saidpur and one to Sylhet every day maintaining health guidelines.