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The United Kingdom will repatriate another 16,000 people on Friday for the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook

September 27, 2019

LONDON, Sep 27 (Reuters / EP) –

The Civil Aviation Agency of the United Kingdom has reported that it has scheduled 72 flights for Friday to repatriate another 16,000 people as a result of the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook.

The aeronautical agency has indicated that 40 percent of Thomas Cook's passengers have been transferred to British soil in the largest repatriation process carried out by the country in peacetime.

The entity has indicated that the repatriation flight program will continue until October 6, with more than 1,000 planned flights in total.