Odyssey of a student: “Three flights and 30-hour journey back from Scotland”

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Since the University of Aberdeen, where she studies biology, closed its doors on 18 March and opted for online classes, she immediately left to find a flight that would take her home: But some of the options he already had disappeared one after the other, with cancellation, rescheduling, and continuous change.

Irvana Locatelli, From 19-year-old Osio Soto, She was to return to Italy last March 28 with a British Airlines flight, But this was actually only the first trip that the Bergamo student canceled.

“I then tried to return on two other occasions – telling – First on 20 April, a flight to Malpensa with KLM. The second will take place on 5 May, this time with Air France, but both have been canceled ”.

So Irvana was certainly looking for a less comfortable solution, but perhaps the only one that would have allowed him to return to his family early: “After canceling three I have chosen to skip the direct link and look at other possibilities – telling – So I made a path in steps ”.

The journey home started at 8 am on Friday 24 April, From Aberdeen: Airport and London flight to London.

From London, then, Special Alitalia flights at 9 pm, Made available in coordination with the crisis unit of Farnesina: the route, however, only provides for landing in Rome.

“I arrived in the capital at 11.30 – keep going – And I had to find a place to sleep on Saturday 25th of April at 1.15pm, waiting for another flight from Rome to Milan Malpensa.

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