"Austrian Airlines will send the passengers to Ukraine at 9.50 a.m., as they could not leave before due to the canceling of flights of this air carrier", reads the message. "There are also some 70 tickets on this flight available for sale. For those who stuck in Vienna not because of Austrian Airines, the ticket will cost 493 Euros. It's expensive, of course, but it's a guaranteed return home (...)".
The press office added that the charter flight is also expected on Thursday. "Ukraine's Embassy in the Austrian Republic will report on how to purchase tickets for this flight on March 18. The price will be 149 Euros", the message said.
Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy added that Ukrainians who could not leave Sri Lanka would return home on March 18.
Earlier, Kyiv city hall reported that Kyivites will be able to get respiratory masks as soon as there are enough of them; the masks will be distributed for free or, perhaps, sold at the rate of prime cost.