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France halts almost all flights from outside Schengen zone

Issued on: 21/04/2020 – 15:14Modified: 21/04/2020 – 15:14

Almost all flights to France from outside the Schengen zone have been suspended, French Transport and Environment Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Tuesday.

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"There are no more international flights outside the Schengen zone – almost none", Borne told French RTL radio. She added that flights bringing French people home were continuing but were nearly complete.

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