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Polish government offers repatriation flights to people in Jersey

The flights will be carried out by the Polish airline, LOT. Credit: SOPA Images/SIPA USA/PA Images

Polish citizens in Jersey are being offered repatriation flights amidst the coronavirus crisis.

The UK Polish embassy alongside the Government of Jersey have worked together to provide flights home to the thousands of Polish citizens in the island.

The flights will be carried out by the Polish airline, LOT.

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The Government of Jersey is happy to support fellow governments in their global repatriation attempts. In this case we are particularly pleased to support our Polish community to be wherever they feel most at home during this crisis, whether that be Poland or Jersey.

– Senator Ian Gorst, The Minister for External Relations

Flights will take people directly from Jersey Airport to Warsaw.

The last census, taken in 2011, shows over 3,000 Jersey residents were born in Poland.

Anyone wishing to book a flight to Poland can find details here.

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