Air India Express Kochi repatriation flights Kerala
Medics screen passengers after an Air India Express flight brought stranded Indian nationals from Abu Dhabi, UAE, as part of the repatriation exercise ‘Vande Bharat Mission’, at the airport in Kochi, Thursday night, May 7, 2020. Image Credit: PTI

Dubai: The Indian Embassy in the UAE has released a tentative schedule for the third phase of Vande Bharat Mission repatriation flights from May 26 to June 4, it was announced on Sunday.

It comes after 6,000 were repatriated in the first two phases of repatriation, from May 7 to May 23.

Over 350,000 Indian nationals in the UAE have registered to be repatriated, which makes up 10 per cent of their 3.4 million strong diaspora here in the emirates as the most populous expat group.