Indian airline changes fare repatriation of expat remains

T TV Sunday 06/January/2019 18:16 PM
By: Times News Service

India’s national carrier Air India has decided to implement uniform charges for flying human remains from Muscat to India.
"The rates are more or less the same — earlier, we used to charge on weight basis. Now, it will be a flat rate of OMR160 on all mortal remains irrespective of destination and weight of the body.” - a senior official, Air India, Muscat.
The official added that in the case of the remains of children below the age of 12, the amount would be OMR80.