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Air India Flight Carrying 234 Passengers from Singapore Lands at Delhi Under Vande Bharat Mission

Representative Image. (PTI)

Representative Image. (PTI)

The flight was part of the Vande Bharat mission which started on Thursday to bring back stranded Indian nationals home amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown.

An Air India repatriation flight from Singapore landed at the Delhi airport on Friday morning with 234 passengers, senior officials of the airline said.

The flight was part of the Vande Bharat mission which started on Thursday to bring back stranded Indian nationals home amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown.

"The B-787 plane of Air India with 234 passengers landed at the Delhi airport around 11.45 am," an official of the airline said.

The aviation sector has been hit hard due to the suspension of all scheduled commercial passenger flights during the lockdown in the country which began on March 25.