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Watch: 1st batch of Covaxin reaches Delhi; Mumbai receives Covishield

The first batch of Covaxin landed at the Delhi airport from Hyderabad on January 13. The Covid-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech was brought in by two flights. An Air India flight landed with 3 boxes while the Vistara flight reached Delhi with 4 boxes. The boxes have been shifted to temperature controlled facility at cargo terminals before being shipped out. Meanwhile, Mumbai received over 1.39 lakh doses of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield, from the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) on January 13. The vaccine was brought to Mumbai from Pune in a vehicle of the BMC. The vaccine doses are being stored at a facility in F-South ward office situated in Parel. Madhya Pradesh also received a consignment of Covishield on Jan 13. The consignment arrived at Bhopal airport from Serum Institute of India. The Covid-19 vaccination drive will be implemented on Jan 16 across the nation. Watch the full video for details.

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'Covishield' dispatched from Pune airport in 9 flights

The first consignment of Serum Institute of India's COVID19 vaccine 'Covishield' dispatched from Pune airport on Jan 12. The Air India, SpiceJet and IndiGo Airlines operated nine flights from Pune with 56.5 lakh doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Union Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri said, "Today, Air India, SpiceJet and IndiGo Airlines will operate 9 flights from Pune with 56.5 lakh doses to Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Shillong, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Bengaluru, Lucknow and Chandigarh."

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Civil Aviation Minister congratulates Air India women pilots for flying over world's longest air route [Video]

Civil Aviation Minister congratulates Air India women pilots for flying over world's longest air route

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri congratulated the women pilot and women cockpit crew which operated the inaugural flight between San Francisco and Bengaluru. "I was tracking the flight, they have made the country proud," said Puri. The successful flight which flew over the North Pole lasted for more than 17 hours. It was also the first-ever longest commercial flight in the world operated by all-women pilot. The crew consisted of Captain Zoya Agarwal, Captain Papagari Thanmai, Captain Akanksha Sonawane, and Captain Shivani Manhas.

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