Posts tagged as repatriation

Repatriation flights cost Lithuania around €150,000

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Flights organised by Lithuania to repatriate its citizens stuck abroad due to the  coronavirus   crisis have cost the state almost 150,000 euros, Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič said on Monday. The costliest flight was that from Bali, at around 73,000 euros, and a Paris-Vilnius flight cost some 20,000 euros, he said at a news conference. A total of 3,253 citizens were flown home on 21 flights between mid-March and Monday,…

Foreign Ministry warns of end of current repatriation flight arrangements

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is warning Latvians abroad that flights to Rīga over the next few days will likely represent their last chance to return home for quite a while. “In the interests of public health and under conditions of the state of emergency, no state-organised repatriation flights are scheduled to take place after 27 March. At the same time, to enable travellers who are currently in far removed regions with irregular…