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Russia airlifts 228 tourists trapped in Phuket due COVID-19

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Aeroflot Boeing 777-300 ER in Moscow

Aeroflot Boeing 777-300 ER at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow, Russia. Photo: ЕршовКВН.

PHUKET: The official closure of Phuket International Airport on April 10 did not prevent Russia from airlifting 228 of its citizens trapped on the island due to COVID-19.

The first airlift after the airport’s closure was performed by Aeroflot, Russia’s flag carrier in civil aviation, on April 10.

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By Anton Makhrov
The Phuket News

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