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RJ dispatches plane to evacuate Jordanians residing in Wuhan

Posted 31 January 2020 · Add Comment

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has dispatched plane to evacuate Jordanians residing in Wuhan arrives to Amman Saturday early morning.


A Royal Jordanian Boeing 787 aircraft departed from Wuhan Airport today evacuating Jordanians, Palestinians and Arabs residing in the Chinese city of Wuhan.


The direct 11-and-a-half-hour flight to Amman was requested personally by King Abdullah.


The flight is scheduled to land at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) on Saturday, February 1, at 02:15 local time, carrying 71 passengers, among whom Jordanian students.


The move was taken in view of the recent spread of corona virus in China.

The Chinese medical authorities had carried out medical checks for the Jordanian nationals at Wuhan Airport before boarding the RJ aircraft. A Jordanian medical cadre are also onboard the flight.

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