Air India Express announces flights to Malaysia from July 2021

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Air India Express to operate flights for Malaysia under Vande Bharat Mission in July 2021 (Image: Pixabay)
Air India Express to operate flights for Malaysia under Vande Bharat Mission in July 2021 (Image: Pixabay)

New Delhi : A good news for those who wish to travel internationally from India, Air India Express has announced flights between India and Malaysia for the month of July 2021. These flights will be operated under 'Vande Bharat Mission' to bring back stranded Indians in the foreign land.

According to a news report, the airlines will operate a total of 64 flights which will connect Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to India’s Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Trichy, and Vijayawada.

The airlines has opened its booking window for its passengers, the tickets can be booked via Air India Express website, Call Centre, City Office, or Authorized travel agents.

Check out the flight schedule below:

Can tourists board these flights?

Well, these flights are being specifically operated for Indians stranded in the Malaysian land. However, Malaysia nationals are allowed to board the flight but they will have to go under mandatory 14-day quarantine upon their arrival at the airport.

Check new RT-PCR test rule: Starting from May 22, all passengers traveling out from India must have to have a negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) report with a QR code linking to the original report. In case, any passenger failed to provide a negative RT-PCR test with a QR code they would not be allowed to board.

Fully vaccinated crew: It must be noted that Air India Express earlier this month operated the country’s first international flight with a fully COVID-19 vaccinated crew. Flight IX 191 flew from Delhi at 10:40 AM for Dubai with the pilots and all crew fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

“Captain DR Gupta and Captain Alok Kumar Nayak captained the flight with cabin crew members Venkat Kella, Praveen Chandra, Pravin Chougle and Manisha Kamble. The same crew operated the return flight IX 196, on the Dubai-Jaipur- Delhi sector,” the airline said.