MUMBAI: Around 200 passengers from Iran, scheduled to fly into Mumbai by an Iran Air flight on Friday afternoon, wont be able to leave the airport. They will continue their journey to Jaisalmer by an Air India flight, and will be moved into isolation centres there by the army, said sources.
The Iran Air flight, which is scheduled to land in Mumbai around 12.30pm, will be first taken to an isolation bay. “The Airport Health Organisation (APHO) in Mumbai has set up screening facilities for these passengers in the isolation bay. They will clear immigration, customs in the isolation bay area before boarding an AI aircraft parked there itself,” said a source. Iranians waiting to take the returning flight to Tehran will board from the same isolation bay.
On landing at Jaisalmer, the Indian Army will take the passengers from an isolation bay at the airport to isolation camps in the city. “The Air India aircraft will then undergo a thorough disinfection,” said an airline source.
A similar procedure will be carried out on March 15 for about 250 passengers who are to fly into the capital by Mahan Air. “Air India will place two aircraft near the isolation bay of New Delhi airport for taking these passenRead More – Source