Praiseworthy: Infosys Flies Back 200 Employees, Families From US In Chartered Flight
Bengaluru: Infosys on Monday, flew back some of its stranded employees in the United States due to the coronavirus crisis and visa issues in a chartered flight.
A total of 200 people, including families, reached Bengaluru early on Monday morning, reported NDTV.
“Some of the Infosys employees were stranded in the US because of their visa expiration. All international flights were suspended because of the pandemic,” Infosys executive Sanjeev Bode wrote in a LinkedIn post.
“The company booked the first-ever chartered flight exclusively for employees and families from the US to India. At the time of writing the flight had landed safely in Bangalore, bringing an end to weeks of dilemma related to the uncertain situation,” he said on LinkedIn.
“Infosys: compassionate capitalism at work!” Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani wrote on Twitter, re-tweeting an Infosys employee’s post which shared pictures of families who returned.
Infosys: compassionate capitalism at work! https://t.co/x6VRZxojLi
— Nandan Nilekani (@NandanNilekani) July 6, 2020