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Tuesday 28 December 2004

IA plans 15 relief flights

IA plans 15 relief flights in one single day

IIn the aftermath of the devastating floods in Port Blair, Indian Airlines has continued with its operations to evacuate stranded tourists and other people, on 29th December, IA plans to operate as many as 15 relief flights on a single day - 7 from Chennai and 8 from Kolkata to carry 1785 passengers. As a consequence many scheduled flights of Alliance Air are required to be cancelled.

It has also been decided to carry all relief material free of cost. The Regional Directors of Indian Airlines can be contacted for carriage of relief material at the following telephone numbers:

Northern Region, Delhi -- 25672800

Eastern Region, Kolkata -- 22116953

Southern Region, Chennai -- 22561070

Western Region, Mumbai -- 26156788

Special cells have been set up at Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai to disseminate flight information, with the following telephone numbers:

Kolkata -- 22116869, 22110041

Chennai -- 22560022

Delhi --- 25674270, 25672226

Mumbai -- 26156986
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Blogger eelpie said :

I would like to volunteer to go to any of the stricken areas to help in any way I can.

Does anyone know how I can go about volunteering?

Wed Dec 29, 08:32:00 PM IST