Infosys Flies Back 200 Employees, Families From US In Chartered Flight

Infosys booked a chartered flight for its workers and households stranded within the US.

Bengaluru:

IT big Infosys flew again a few of its workers and their households who had been stranded in the US as a result of coronavirus disaster and visa points. They had been flown again in a chartered flight. 200 folks, workers and their households, had been flown to Bengaluru, reaching early Monday morning. They are going to be working from Bengaluru or different areas in India.

“Among the Infosys workers had been stranded within the US due to their visa expiration. All worldwide flights had been suspended due to the pandemic,” Infosys government Sanjeev Bode wrote in a LinkedIn submit.

“The corporate booked the primary ever chartered flight solely for 200+ workers and households from US to India. On the time of writing the flight had landed safely in Bangalore, bringing an finish to weeks of dilemma associated to the unsure state of affairs,” he stated on LinkedIn.

“Infosys: compassionate capitalism at work!” Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani wrote on Twitter, re-tweeting an Infosys worker’s submit which shared photos of households who returned.

India has prolonged the ban on worldwide flights until July 31 because the nation units its “Unlock 2” plan rolling to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The civil aviation regulator DGCA stated the ban on all worldwide flights has been prolonged until July 31 and solely cargo and flights accredited by the DGCA will probably be allowed.

Air India and different non-public home airways have been working unscheduled worldwide repatriation flights beneath the Vande Bharat Mission, which began on Might 6.

The nation resumed scheduled home passenger flights on Might 25, after a spot of two months for the reason that coronavirus lockdown was first introduced in late March.

The home flights are being operated beneath strict security and social distancing pointers.

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