NEW DELHI, March 1 (PTI) - A total of 557 Indians returned home in two batches by air from strife-torn Libya in the wee hours today taking to 1,083 the total number of people evacuated so far by the four Air India special flights.
The fourth Air India flight( AI-170) landed at Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport(IGIA) here at around 4:30 am, bringing 331 passengers, an airport official said. The plane took off from Tripoli airport at around 8:30 pm IST.
The third special flight with 226 Indians on board arrived in the Capital a little earlier at around 1:30 am from the north African nation, Minister for Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi said.
Ravi, also the Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, received the passengers of the third special flight, an Airbus 330, at Terminal 2 of the IGI Airport.