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Saturday 11 April 2020 | Written by Legacy Author | Published in Small World

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A repatriation flight is being organised in French Polynesia for mainly travellers from the United States stranded because of the Covid-19 outbreak, RNZ reports.

The US consulate in Tahiti said the charter flight was planned for Monday to allow about 200 people to fly to Hawaii.

A Delta Air Lines plane was being readied which would also be available for travellers from Australia, New Zealand and Mexico as they were likely to have onward connections.

The consulate said the flight might not suit European travellers because connecting flights were less likely to be assured.