Turkey has started to evacuate its students, studying abroad, who wanted to return to their country but were unable to due to the flight bans.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu had said that some 3,358 students would be brought back from seven countries with flight bans. They will be quarantined upon their arrival, in various provinces, he had said.
Turkish Airlines will ground all international flights except five routes from March 27 to April 17, the national flag carrier announced on March 22.
"As of March 27, we will suspend all our international flights except Hong Kong, Moscow, Addis Ababa, New York, and Washington, until April 17," the company's CEO Bilal Ekşi said on Twitter.
The Romanian citizens who are currently at the border between Austria and Hungary can cross the neighboring country's territory as of 12:00hrs, Hungary's time, until the blockage is clear, and the transit is allowed everyday, between 21:00hrs and 05:00hrs, Hungary's time, on the routes indicated by this country's authorities, a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs.
From March 19 (Thursday) to March 31, all international flights to and from Egypt are suspended, including charter flights. The measure will apply from 12.00 on March 19.
If assistance is necessary: Phones of our Embassy in Egypt: +202 273 63 025; +202 273 66 077. Off-line hotline: +20 12 231 71 991.