Indians in UAE can’t fly home
Travel to India this summer is simply not affordable for ordinary salaried Indians in the UAE. The low-salaried shouldn’t even think about it. (Air India remains in holding pattern, June 22).
Almost no seats are available this weekend from Dubai or Abu Dhabi to anywhere in India, and the seats on offer seem to be priced starting at Dh3,200, or Dh2,500 one way.
With Air India’s labour unrest and other problems, travel back home has become a nightmare, especially for emergencies.
Helpless as ever, we non-resident Indians can only convey our wishes to India’s civil aviation authorities.
Ramesh Menon, Abu Dhabi
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