A 5-year-old boy with his parents today when he came to Bengaluru from New Delhi by a domestic flight. Vivan Sharma went on a small holiday to Delhi to visit his grandparents in February. However, that get-away got drawn out as a coronavirus lockdown was forced dish India in March.
The kid’s mom who came to get her child stated, “My five-yr-old son Vihaan Sharma has travelled alone from Delhi, he has returned to Bengaluru after three months.
Wearing a yellow jacket and mask, the young boy carried a placard reading ‘special category’ passenger. His mother Manjeesh Sharma was at the airport to pick him up.
After an emotional re-union, Manjeesh took the boy home. For the past two months, Vihaan was with his grandparents in Delhi, Times of India reported.
“Welcome home, Vihaan! (Sharma) Bengaluru airport is constantly working towards enabling the safe return of all our passengers,” tweeted an official of the Kempegowda International Airport on his return.
As soon as the government gave its green signal to operate domestic flights from May 25, his grandparents put him on the first flight out of Delhi heading to Bengaluru. The airline staff took care of the child very well and the family reunited on Monday morning in Bengaluru.
Domestic flights operated today for the first time since late-March, when the country went into lockdown to break the chain of coronavirus. Till 9 am today, Bengaluru airport had five flights in and 17 departures. Vihaan’s flight was among them. Nine flights were cancelled, livemint reported.
Vihaan Sharma with his mother at the Bengaluru airport. (ANI photo)