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2 hours ago, terrierjohn said:

Am I missing something, from my reading of the article the main problem is the covid19 lockdown arrangements worldwide, in which India has refused to allow cruise ships to berth in order to repatriate the crew, and will only allow entry on Air India flights, which are few and far between, and ridiculously expensive.  

CMV is clearly strapped for cash, so late payment of crew is not unexpected, and there is no mention of any poor treatment of the crew, except for them all being desperate to return home, which is natural.

I am not sure in the circumstances what CMV could have done to speed up the repatriation if the Indian govt were not willing to increase the Air India flights.


In reading some of the messages about their repatriation I mentioned in a previous post, the inference certainly was that their own governments had made the process more difficult for them.  TUI have their own airline so that would make it easier to make flight arrangements.

Should say too that Costa got a shout out from their crew as well for the way they'd been treated. 👍

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