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Pakistan's Flight Information Region & ATC have praised the airline for its special flight operations to Europe amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The patient has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. This is the second instance of an Air India group staff testing positive of the deadly virus.
The airline received approval from Indian and Chinese authorities to commence freighter operations to the two destinations.
The national carrier will conduct four flights on Delhi-London route between 4-7 April and Mumbai-London route on 5 April and 7 April.
This would be the second extension for Air India bids since the govt initiated the process of stake sale in the debt-ridden national carrier on 27 January.
An Air India official said the flight to Rome would take off from the Delhi airport around 2:30 pm.
The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management said the changes are in view of the requests received from the IBs and the prevailing situation due to COVID-19.
The announcement came after govt declared suspension of all visas, barring few categories such as diplomatic and employment, till April 15.
The evacuees will be monitored for two weeks by a qualified team of doctors and staff members, to watch for any signs of infection.
The airport, which handled 20 million passengers last year, was completely deserted with merely three ground personnel to help with the evacuation process.