China to arrange return flights for Chinese students in UK

Added On April 3, 2020

The Chinese Embassy in Britain is assisting with the work to arrange extra return flights for Chinese students in the UK over coronavirus concerns. China report has more... A spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in Britain said in view of the pandemic situation in the UK and the difficulties facing overseas students there, an extra flight has been arranged to bring home students in need on April 2. The decision was announced on Wednesday by China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying at a press briefing. Hua said the volume of international flights has been greatly reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic, causing difficulties for Chinese students overseas to return home. She said that China has been paying close attention to Chinese students studying abroad, and added, "Not long ago, China arranged temporary flights to transfer people facing dire situations in Iran and Italy back to China in an orderly manner."