Hyderabad international airport facilitates evacuation of Somali nationals

On 6th June 2020, Hyderabad International Airport handled a Departures Repatriation Flight for Somali Nationals stranded in Hyderabad, Telangana State. A relief charter flight of Daallo Airlines DAO178 ( Arrival)/ DAO179 (Departure) landed from Mogadishu (Somalia) via Muscat as a ferry flight today at 9.30 AM and departed at 11.39 AM (Morning) with 128 passengers to Somalia via Muscat.

All departing passengers were serviced through the fully sanitised Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT) of GMR Hyderabad International Airport as per all safety protocol in place.  Special screening and safety measures were in place during the flight’s handling to protect against the COVID-19 threat including thermal screening prior to terminal entry, mandatory social distancing enforced through special queuing arrangements at all passenger processing points.