20 February 2020 – Gov.uk
Dominic Raab has confirmed that an evacuation flight back to the UK has been arranged for British people on the Diamond Princess in Japan, following the coronavirus outbreak.
The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, said:
“We’ve organised an evacuation flight for British nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship to depart Tokyo on Friday.
“Details have been sent to those who have registered for the flight. We urge other British nationals still seeking to leave to contact us.
“We will continue to support British nationals who wish to stay in Japan.”