Kathmandu: As many as 1184 Nepalis stranded abroad due to lock down and Coronavirus pandemic have returned home through seven repatriation flights operated Sunday to rescue the Nepalis from Gulf countries.
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) officials said of the total passengers who returned home 150 passengers along with four dead bodies were repatriated from Qatar while 254 passengers along with 14 dead bodies were rescued from Malaysia by Nepal Airlines Corporation.
Similarly, Himalaya Airlines evacuated 154 passengers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Air Arabia and Fly Dubai also evacuated 165 and 152 passengers from the UAE.
Likewise, Qatar Airways brought home 139 passengers from Qatar while Malindo Air evacuated 170 passengers from Malaysia.
Seven more flights have been scheduled for the fourth phase of repatriation flights on Monday.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …