Cruise liner passengers to be sent to Spain via airway

Passengers of the ship, who were evacuated and brought to Kusadasi safely on Wednesday, will be sent to Spain on charter flights, officials said on Thursday.

Cruise liner passengers to be sent to Spain via airway
Efforts are underway to rescue cruise liner "Sky Wonder" which ran aground at Setur Marina while docking Kusadasi port of western province of Aydin on Tuesday.

Passengers of the ship, who were evacuated and brought to Kusadasi safely on Wednesday, will be sent to Spain on charter flights, officials said on Thursday.

2 planes belonging to Spanish tour operator Pullmantur will take the passengers from Izmir's Adnan Menderes Airport, sources added.

"Sky Wonder" ran aground due to heavy storm on Tuesday while approaching Kusadasi port.

A total of 1,029 passengers were evacuated on Wednesday.

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