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Wealthy Indians escape country by private jets as infections spiral

Amid the mounting COVID-19 crisis in India, the country’s tycoons and others who can pay fares running into millions of rupees are booking flights to safe dens in Europe, the Indian Ocean, and the Middle East

The unprecedented surge in coronavirus infections in India has prompted rich families to escape the country by private jet.

Amid the mounting COVID-19 crisis in India and reports of oxygen, hospital bed, and drug shortages, the country’s tycoons and others who can pay fares running into millions of rupees are booking flights to safe dens in Europe, the Indian Ocean, and the Middle East.

“It’s not only the ultra-rich,” Rajan Mehra, CEO, Club One Air, a New Delhi-based private jet firm, told Bloomberg. He added that anybody who can afford to take a private jet is booking a ticket.

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