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US News British couple stuck onboard cruise ship in Japan for 11 days ask Richard Branson to fly them back to Britain in a special plane to finish their quarantine at home

06:25  15 february  2020
06:25  15 february  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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onboard cruise ship in Japan for 11 days ask Richard Branson to fly them back to Britain in a special plane to finish their quarantine at home . I really would.' Abel made the appeal during a Facebook live video in which he asked the Virgin boss to charter a special plane to fly all the British

Video: British couple stuck onboard cruise ship in Japan for 11 days ask Richard Branson to fly them back to Britain in a special plane to finish their quarantine at home .

General view of silhouetted MS Westerdam cruise ship moored at port in Sihanoukville, where it has been granted permission to dock following nearly two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus, Cambodia February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun © Thomson Reuters General view of silhouetted MS Westerdam cruise ship moored at port in Sihanoukville, where it has been granted permission to dock following nearly two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus, Cambodia February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun A British couple stuck onboard a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan have appealed to billionaire Richard Branson for help.

David Abel made the appeal during a Facebook live video in which he asked the Virgin boss to charter a special plane to fly all the British passengers home to carry out their quarantine.

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A British couple stuck onboard a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan have appealed Feb 14th 2020 11 :31AM. A British couple stuck onboard a cruise ship quarantined off the "So, Richard Branson , I want to ask you a question, pal," he said in a video posted on Valentine's Day .

A British couple stuck onboard a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan have appealed to billionaire Richard Branson for help. David Abel made the appeal during a Facebook live video in which he asked the Virgin boss to charter a special plane to fly all the British passengers home to

He added despite being a 'staunch Tory' he had 'no confidence' in Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Mr Abel said: 'When he (Johnson) just says 'keep calm, don't panic' - I'd like to see you in this situation, mate. I really would.'

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He has become an unlikely celebrity due to his videos and now he and his wife Sally have featured in news outlets across the world.

In the wake of his viral fame he said was now 'appealing to one man'.

'So, Richard Branson, I want to ask you a question, pal,' he said in a video posted on Valentine's Day.

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A British passenger being held on a cruise ship quarantined off Japan today issued an urgent In an emotional Facebook video filmed from his cabin he appealed for Richard Branson to send a Passengers look out from their balconies on the Diamond Princess cruise ship (AFP via Getty

Thousands of people stuck on a cruise ship in Hong Kong for four days have been allowed to disembark after tests for coronavirus came back negative. Another cruise ship where dozens of cases have been confirmed remains in quarantine off Japan . The outbreak has killed 910 people, all

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera © Provided by Daily Mail 'If you and your family were in this situation, what would you do? And please don't say 'chill out, stay calm', that's not what we want to hear.

'I'm asking, what would it cost to hire one of your smaller planes, put all the Brits onboard, no flight attendants, packaged food?

'Take us to Brize Norton, take us straight into the medical facility and let us do our quarantine there by people who can speak our language.'

Mr and Mrs Abel previously said they have been given the option to leave and continue their quarantine ashore if they test negative for the virus but have chosen to remain onboard.

'I'm serious, Richard Branson, absolutely serious,' Mr Abel said.

Richard Branson standing in front of a television screen: Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group Ltd., speaks at the New York Stock Exchange in New York in October last year © Provided by Daily Mail Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group Ltd., speaks at the New York Stock Exchange in New York in October last year

'I think he is the man, he's not afraid to speak his mind. He's the guy who could resolve this for the Brits.'

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Stranded Brits say elderly couples are being split up on coronavirus cruise ship in Japan as total cases soar to David and Sally Abel are among 2,500 stuck on board Diamond Princess in Japan . They have a private balcony but are mostly confined to their cabin and have to wear masks and stay

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He added: 'Whatever the cost, we will somehow find a way of paying for that plane.

'Don't know how but we wouldn't want you to be out of pocket on that.

'But this is just how damned desperate some of the passengers are becoming.'

Becoming visibly emotional, he added: 'We've had enough, we've really had enough.'

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China coronavirus death toll rises to 722 with 34,546 cases .
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