Hundreds of stranded Russians fly home from Phuket
published : 19 May 2020 at 10:02
writer: Achadthaya Chuenniran
PHUKET: A total of 235 Russian tourists who were stranded in this island province by the coronavirus lockdown left for home on a special flight on Monday evening.
They were bid farewell at Phuket international airport by Thani Chuangchu, the airport director, airport staff and immigration police, who stood in a line holding signs forming the message in Russian "До скорой встречи!", which means "See you soon!".
They departed at 5.30pm on Rossiya Airlines Flight FV 6690, a special flight arranged for them with the help of the Foreign Ministry.