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Hundreds of tourists repatriated from RAK International Airport

A total of 329 passengers, most of whom are German nationals, departed from the airport on two flights from RAK

Hundreds of tourists repatriated from RAK International Airport

The first of two flights to Frankfurt airport departed at 1pm local time and the second at 2pm.


Hundreds of German tourists were repatriated from Ras Al Khaimah International airport after being stranded in the UAE for a week due to the current global crisis.

A total of 329 passengers, most of whom are German nationals, departed from the airport on two flights on March 28, in a joint effort by the UAE Government, the German Embassy in the UAE and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, which was chosen as the departure point due to its readiness to screen all passengers quickly and efficiently, news agency WAM reported. 

The first of two flights to Frankfurt airport departed at 1pm local time and the second at 2pm, both under the supervision of German Consul-General Holger Mahnicke.

The other nationalities on-board the flights consisted of one Romanian, two Turkish, three Polish, one Kosovan and one Croatian.

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