The government has arranged another special flight on the Delhi-Dhaka route, for May 5, to bring back Bangladeshis stranded in India amid a lockdown over the Covid-19 pandemic.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate the flight, the Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi has confirmed.
"Those who did not get tickets for the May 2 flight can now plan to travel on the May 5 flight," it said on Wednesday.
The government had earlier arranged three special flights to bring back Bangladeshi nationals, who got stuck in Indian cities – Kolkata, New Delhi and Mumbai – in three batches, on May 1-3.
The national carrier will operate the special flights in coordination with the Bangladesh missions in New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.
The Kolkata-Dhaka flight will be operated on May 1 and Delhi-Dhaka flight on May 2 while Mumbai-Dhaka flight on May 3.
Biman will carry 74 passengers from Kolkata and 162 passengers, each, from Delhi and Mumbai.
"Thus far, 996 stranded Bangladeshis have returned from Delhi and Chennai by six special flights," said the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.