Four flights to China suspended (including one extended suspension)

For an overview of all the suspended flights, please check this page here.

On March 15 and 16, the Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the suspension of three international flights for two weeks starting March 22:

  • Himalaya Airlines’ Flight H9787 from Kathmandu to Chongqing, suspension for two weeks
  • Polish Airlines’ Flight LO93 from Warsaw to Tianjin
  • Uzbekistan Airways’ Flight HY501 from Tashkent to Xi’an

On March 3, seven passengers on flight H9787 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

On March 4, five passengers on flight LO93 and five passengers on flight HY501 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Flights entering the country before March 22 on the above routes can continue and the quota for the above flights will not be used for other routes.

If a flight triggers the circuit breaker mechanism during the period before March 22, it will result in an increase in suspension time.

On March 4, ten passengers on the Saudi Airlines’ flight SV884 from Riyadh to Guangzhou tested positive for the novel coronavirus  which triggered a suspension of four weeks starting March 29 (flight was already suspended for two weeks from March 15).

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