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212 more Indians return from Egypt

Last Updated: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 10:35

Mumbai: A third batch of 212 Indians stranded in Egypt, which is in the midst of a political upheaval, arrived in Mumbai early Thursday in a special flight. Air India flight AI-160 landed with the Indians at 5.30 a.m., an official said.

This is the third flight to Mumbai in Air India`s efforts to bring back the Indians stuck in Egypt. Earlier this week, two flights carrying 320 and 280 passengers respectively arrived in this city. Air India flew a Boeing 747-400 from Mumbai to Cairo to bring the stranded Indians late Wednesday.

The airline had made it clear that though it was carrying a humanitarian mission, it would charge the passengers Rs.45,000 each to cover the costs of operations.


First Published: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 10:35
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