India to begin second phase of repatriation from May 16 amid coronavirus lockdown
Amid the lockdown, India will begin its second phase of bringing back stranded Indians in foreign countries from May 16. The second phase of the Vande Bharat Mission will take place from May 16-22. During this time, total of 6,037 Indians has been flown back to India in 31 inbound flights operated by Air India and Air India Express under Vande Bharat Mission. A total of 149 flights will be deployed, including feeder flights.