Covid-19: Emiratis evacuated from US via special flight
Published on March 31, 2020 at 20.00
A team from UAE embassy in Washington accompanied Emiratis and a number of residents travelling on the evacuation flight to Abu Dhabi via Dallas International Airport.- Pictures retrieved from UAE Embassy US/Twitter
The evacuees were brought in to Washington from all over the US to be able to get on to this flight.
The announcement regarding the same was put out on the official Twitter account of the UAE embassy in Washington.
The UAE had earlier called on its citizens to refrain from travelling overseas following Covid-19 concerns.