Sixteen Indian sailors, who had been stuck in Bangladesh due to the coronavirus pandemic, returned home on a special flight of NOVOAIR on Friday.
The special flight carrying the Indian sailors reached Guwahati at 1:18pm local time, said a press release.
It also said NOVOAIR operated its first direct flight between Dhaka and Guwahati, the capital of Assam.
On June 23, 19 stranded Indian sailors went back home from Bangladesh on a special flight of the same airline.
Earlier on June 10, another special flight of US-Bangla took 45 Indian sailors back home from Dhaka.