The United States government chartered a Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400F cargo aircraft (N705CK) to fly from Wuhan, China to Anchorage, Alaska, then to Riverside March Air Reserve Base, California. For more detailed information and cabin pictures, click here.
The United Kingdom chartered a Wamos Air Boeing 747-400 (EC-KXN) to fly directly from Wuhan to RAF Brize Norton. The aircraft went there from Madrid, with a stop in Hanoi.
France, together with other European Union countries, chartered the largest aircraft in the world, the Airbus A380. The flight will be operated by Hi-Fly’s only A380, 9H-MIP. The aircraft just flew from Beja to Paris, where medical teams with doctors and equipment will board. It will fly to Vietnam tomorrow to pick up a new crew; after that, it will fly to Wuhan then directly back to Paris.
The German government sent an Air Force Airbus A310 aircraft to Wuhan. This aircraft departed from Cologne Bonn Airport. It flew to Shanghai, then Wuhan and finally back to Frankfurt. However, because of its limited range, there was a crew change halfway.
The Japanese government has already performed three evacuation flights using one same Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The aircraft is operated by ANA and has registration JA607A. This aircraft flew to Wuhan and back to Tokyo Haneda for three consecutive days.
South Korea government chartered a Korean Air Boeing 747-400 aircraft, with registration HL-7461, to fly from Seoul Gimpo to Wuhan twice. Same as Japan, South Korea keeps using one aircraft to minimise the cleaning work.
The Australian government is planning to charter a Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft to fly to Wuhan. Interestingly, it seems like they do not plan to transport the passengers back to the mainland; the aircraft will fly to Christmas Island instead.
For more coverage on the Australian rescue flight, please read here.
The Turkish government, like Germany, has sent an aircraft from the Air Force. The aircraft used is an Airbus A400M. It flew from Ankara to Ulan Bator to get fuel and then flew to Wuhan.
The Jordan government chartered a Royal Jordanian Airlines’ Boeing 787-8 aircraft (JY-BAE) to fly to Wuhan. For some reason, although the range is enough, the aircraft made a stop at Bangkok on the outbound flight.
The Bangladesh government chartered a Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft (S2-AHM) to fly to Wuhan directly from Dhaka.
The Sri Lankan government chartered a SriLankan Airlines’ Airbus A330-200 aircraft (4R-ALS) to fly from Colombo to Wuhan directly.
An Air Algerie Airbus A330-200 (7T-VJC) is on its way to Wuhan to evacuate citizens with flight number AH3770.
The Indian government has sent two different Air India Boeing 747-400 aircraft (VT-ESP and VT-EVB) from Delhi to Wuhan with flight number AI1348 to evacuate citizens.
The Indonesian government chartered a Batik Air Airbus A330-300 aircraft (PK-LDY) to fly from Jakarta to Wuhan to pick up citizens.
The Morocco government sent a Royal Air Maroc’s Boeing 787-8 aircraft (CN-RGT) to fly from Casablanca to Wuhan, then back to Ben Slimane Airport.
The Malaysian government sent an AirAsia Airbus A320neo aircraft (9M-RAM) to pick up citizens from Wuhan to Kuala Lumpur.
The Egyptian government sent an Air Leisure Egypt’s Airbus A330-200 aircraft (SU-ALB) from Cairo to Wuhan. The aircraft operated under AtlasGlobal for a while and its current livery is unclear.
The Uzbekistan government sent an Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 767-300ER aircraft (UK67008) to fly from Tashkent to Wuhan to pick up citizens.
The New Zealand government sent an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-200ER aircraft (ZK-OKE) to fly from Aukland to Hong Kong and then to Wuhan.
The Thailand government sent an AirAsia Airbus A320neo aircraft (HS-BBX) to fly from Bangkok Don Mueang to Wuhan then back to Rayong Pattaya U-Tapao airport.
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