16 stranded Indian sailors return home

Staff Correspondent

11 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A total of 16 Indian sailors, who were stranded in Bangladesh due to lockdown and international flight suspension meant to curb the spread of coronavirus, returned home on a special flight of NOVOAIR on Friday.

NOVOAIR special flight with Indian sailors reached in Guwahati on Friday at 1:18pm (local time), said a press release of the private airlines.

For the first time a direct flight operated between Dhaka to Guwahati, the capital of Assam.

NOVOAIR currently operates daily three flights from Dhaka to Chattogram, three flights to Jashore, four flights to Saidpur and one flight to Sylhet in compliance with the health guidelines issued by the government.