The flight was operated on April 13 to London and returned with 15.6 tonnes of normal cargo materials, the Ministry of Civil Aviation mentioned.
- IANS New Delhi
- Last Updated: April 15, 2020, 1:18 PM IST
National service Air India has operated a flight to ferry 28.95 tonnes of vegatables and fruits to London, and plans to function devoted scheduled cargo flights to different nations, an official assertion mentioned on Tuesday.
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the flight was operated on April 13 to London and returned with 15.6 tonnes of normal cargo materials.
“Air India will operate dedicated scheduled cargo flights to other countries for transfer of critical medical supplies, as per the requirement,” the Ministry mentioned within the assertion.
“Within South Asia, Air India transported around 9 tonnes of supplies on 7 April 2020 and 4 tonnes on 8 April 2020 to Colombo.”
Currently, Air India has established an air-bridge between India and China with impact from April four for transportation of prescribed drugs, medical gear and Covid-19 reduction materials.