Saturday, May 09, 2020

490 Lifeline Udan flights carrying over 848 tonnes of cargo travel over 4.73 lakh km during lockdown

Lifeline Udan flights have been operated so far to ensure continuous supply of essential and medical supplies across the country. These flights were operated by Air India, Alliance Air, Indian Air Force and private carriers. So far over 848 tonnes of cargo were transported by these flights. Aerial distance covered by Lifeline Udan flights till date is over 4.73 lakh kilometre.

Lifeline Udan flights are being operated by Civil Aviation Ministry to transport essential medical cargo to remote parts of the country to support India’s war against COVID-19. Helicopter services including Pawan Hans Ltd have been operating in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Islands and North East region transporting critical medical cargo and patients.
09/05/20 All India Radio
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