A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP
A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP

China sends coronavirus mercy flight to bring 180 students home from London

  • Estimated 1.4 million Chinese students remain overseas and most are electing to stay put as pandemic rages around the world
  • Government will arrange more flights to bring young people home if necessary, in a gradual and orderly manner

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP
A bus drives along an otherwise deserted Westminster Bridge in London, where about 180 students from China are preparing to return home on a special flight organised by the Chinese government. Photo: AP
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