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Repatriation continues: TAAG ‘fetched’ another 260 Angolan citizens from Lisbon

Days after, on 30 July, it carried out the only flight for the repatriation of Angolans retained in Portugal, TAAG will return this Friday to transport 260 passengers to Angola.

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The first flight left Porto, but this Friday the Angolan humanitarian rescue operation leaves Lisbon for Luanda.

As in the previous flight, priority is given to patients who have completed a medical board, citizens in academic training, passengers in a family group - especially those with children - and the elderly.

In accordance with the terms of the Presidential Decree with regard to the State of Public Disaster in the country, and like the previous beneficiaries of these humanitarian operations, passengers will be redirected to the various reference centers, where they will fulfill the mandatory institutional quarantine. .

Travelers who will board a TAAG Boeing 777-300 must also, before boarding, present a test to the covid-19 with a negative result, carried out up to 72 hours before the flight. They must also complete a declaration of acceptance of the institutional quarantine request at hotels designated by the state.

According to Angop, within the framework of the humanitarian flight program of the Multisectoral Commission for the Prevention and Combat of Covid-19, TAAG expects to repatriate 2100 national citizens from Portugal, of which 1800 in Lisbon and 300 in the city of Porto.

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