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Air India Cancels Flights To Hong Kong Due To Covid Restrictions Amid Rise In Cases

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New Delhi: Air India in a tweet knowledgeable that because of the demand of authorities, it has cancelled flights to and from Hong Kong because of the spike in Covid-19 instances.

“Because of restrictions imposed by the Hong Kong authorities and restricted demand on the sector, our flights to Hong Kong and again of nineteenth and twenty third April stand cancelled,” Air India tweeted on Sunday.

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In keeping with an ANI report, passengers arriving from India can arrive in Hong Kong provided that they’ve a Covid-19 destructive certificates from a take a look at performed 48 hours previous to the journey, in keeping with guidelines issued by the Hong Kong authorities.

Earlier in January, this yr, Hong Kong had introduced a two-week ban on incoming flights from eight nations, together with India, because the world continues to witness a surge within the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

HKSAR Chief Government Carrie Lam had introduced the flight suspension at a press convention.

She stated that the ban will have an effect on passengers from Australia, Britain, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and the USA, together with transferring passengers, in keeping with Xinhua.

Lam additional stated that the choice on the flight suspension was made due to a speedy change within the native Covid-19 scenario.

 

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