GoAir operated a special charter flight this morning from Leh to Delhi to evacuate 151 students stranded in Jammu & Kashmir.
The flight G8-192 carrying these children left Leh at 8:55 am and landed at Delhi airport at 10.25 am today. The flight was co-ordinated by DGCA and the Leh District Administration. The students were carried free of any charge.
The students, who belong to the National Institute of Technology, expressed relief on reaching Delhi. One of the student said, "We thank GoAir for the rescue and bringing us to Delhi. We really faced a difficult time in the last few days and hope to see our families soon."
GoAir evacuated 151 students stranded in Jammu & Kashmir
GoAir is also offering free cargo services to various relief organisations working on the J&K situation.
The airline has also temporarily implemented a waiver procedure for excess baggage to and from J&K for those carrying relief materials to support the local community.
Additionally, the Wadia Group companies and charities (GoAir, Britannia, Bombay Dyeing and Wadia Hospital) are making available food, water, medicines, clothes and medical help.
GoAir employees are making donations for the flood victims as well. In this hour of need, GoAir shall stand by the people of Jammu and Kashmir by offering help in every which way feasible.