263 Ukrainians evacuated from Canada, - Embassy

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine's International Airlines performed this flight
10:16, 15 June 2020

UIA delivers 178 Ukrainian seasonal workers to Poland

263 Ukrainian citizens who could not get back home due to quarantine restrictions have been finally evacuated from Canada. Ukraine's Embassy in Canada posted this on Twitter.

Ukraine's International Airlines company performed this flight.

"263 Ukrainians returned home with Toronto-Kyiv special flight. We hope we won't be needing them anymore", reads the message.

Earlier, another 277 Ukrainian citizens left the United States with a special flight.

As is known, on March 12, the Ukrainian government imposed a quarantine to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The air traffic was blocked from March 28 until now, June 15; respectively, all checkpoints on the Ukrainian border were shut down.

Related: Evacuated from seven countries Ukrainians depart from France to Kyiv

The Austrian government ordered to prolong the ban on hosting air flights from ten countries. This is mentioned in the decree by the Austrian Healthcare Ministry, Ukrinform reports.

"The ban on planes landing from 10 countries, which expired on June 14, is extended until June 30", reads the message.

The list of countries includes China, Iran, Belarus, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Russia and Ukraine. Italy's region of Lombardy is there as well.

Related: Germans to pay for evacuation from abroad during pandemic

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