On a special flight from China, another 75 Ukrainians will return home
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) special flight PS1182 from Shanghai to Kiev, to be held today May 17, will bring 75 Ukrainians.
This was reported by the Ukrainian Embassy in China on Facebook.
“Today, May 17, thanks to the efforts of the Ukrainian Embassy in China and the Ukrainian Consulate General in Shanghai, 75 Ukrainians are returning home on a special PS1182 charter flight from Ukraine International Airlines”, indicates the press release.
In addition to Ukrainian citizens, citizens of Canada, China and the Republic of Belarus, who are entitled to them in accordance with Cabinet Order of March 14, 287-p, will arrive in Kiev on this flight. In addition, 14 citizens of Kazakhstan took the opportunity to return by plane from the UIA – to Kazakhstan.
According to the information available at the diplomatic institution, all passengers who fly to Ukraine on the aforementioned plane have chosen the option of self-isolation at the place of residence and have installed the application “House of Dooms” .
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As reported, on March 12, the government introduced quarantine in Ukraine to combat the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection. In particular, commercial establishments were closed, except for grocery stores, pharmacies, petrol stations and banks. Subway work in Kiev, Kharkov and Dnipro has been stopped, land transport in cities has been stopped, inter-city and inter-regional car, rail and air communications have been stopped.
Since March 28, Ukraine has completely closed the border for scheduled flights, including aviation. On May 4, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the quarantine, but since May 11, restrictions have been relaxed.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organize a number of special flights for the return of Ukrainian citizens to their homes.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru