'Operation Ganga'

SpiceJet to operate India's mission of Ukraine Airlifts

The SpiceJet flight is scheduled to depart at 3:30 PM from New Delhi and is scheduled to arrive in Kosice, Slovakia at 7:50 PM IST.

Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju will be on-board the flight, travelling as a special envoy of the Indian Government to oversee the evacuation

The airline will use its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for the special flight. The aircraft will fly directly to Kosice from Delhi 

source : livemint

This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deputed four Union Ministers to neighbouring countries of Ukraine 

The deputed ministers to manage evacuations include Jyotiraditya Scindia in Romania and Molodova, Hardeep Singh Puri in Hungary and Gen (Retd) VK Singh in Poland

This is the second evacuation flight being operated by SpiceJet under 'operation Ganga' after a special flight left yesterday night for Budapest

The Union government has launched 'Operation Ganga' to bring back stranded students and Indian citizens from the conflict-torn Ukraine.