Kathmandu: The fifth phase of repatriation flights to rescue stranded Nepali from abroad is to resume from Tuesday.
Earlier, the rescue flight were postponed citing reasons that the hotel facilities were not ready for quarantine though the flights were scheduled to resume from September 1.
Covid-19 Crisis Management Committee was criticized after the postponement of the flights. So, the cabinet meeting held recently decided to resume the chartered flights to rescue stranded Nepalis aborad though the regular flights will take place from September 1 only.
The Ministry for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has prepared flight schedule. All foreign returnees will have to stay in quarantine for one week and should bring their recent PCR report while boarding the plane.
As many as 52, 251 stranded Nepalis so far have returned home according to Covid-19 Crisis Management Committee.
According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Nepal Airlines has 15 flights a week a…