The national carrier has been operating special cargo and evacuation flights to Europe, Israel, Japan, and China since Jan. 31.

On March 28, Wadia group-owned GoAir also offered to fly migrant labour and their families, stuck due to the ongoing 21-day lockdown, to the airports closest to their homes.

The help from private players comes at a time when medical professionals across India are complaining about the shortage of PPE and other equipment.

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