The 15-strong team from the Polish Centre for International Aid and the Military Institute of Medicine will fly to the northern region of Lombardy where deaths on Sunday had risen to 6,360 - and increase of 416 in just one day.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter on Wednesday expressed her thanks to the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to LOT Polish Airlines for helping US citizens return to the US during this difficult time.
Andrzej Duda told a press conference that the first plane carrying medical equipment from China will land in Poland on Thursday, with more air deliveries expected within days.
The Flight Home (#LotDoDomu) operation intended to fly home Polish citizens from various regions of the world will launch 17 charter flights on Friday, the Polish Foreign Ministry tweeted on Friday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki decided on Monday morning to suspend all domestic flights in Poland as of today, head of the PM's Office Michal Dworczyk told the private TV broadcaster Polsat News on Monday.
Polish authorities and US embassy rally to the cause to send child to the US for urgent medical care.
Poland's national airline, PLL LOT, has extended its suspension of flights from Warsaw to Milan until April 3 and frozen flights from Warsaw to Beijing until April 25 due to the coronavirus threat, LOT said on Wednesday.
Record falls despite equipment freezing up, fuel running out and atmospheric conditions that forced the fragile aircraft down.
The carrier stands to lose USD 200 million according to findings made by analysts.
Seeking to emulate the achievements of Bolesław Orliński, a pioneering aviator that first completed the route in 1926, the 16 member crew took approximately 200 flight hours to complete their 24,000 kilometre odyssey.