Astonishing! CAAC suspends 17 flights to China

Note: Covering for Ikky as he is out this week.

Recently, the CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) announced suspension against the following SEVENTEEN flights:

  • China Eastern flight MU712 from Sydney to Hangzhou
  • Air China flight CA722 from Minsk to Hohhot
  • Air China flight CA912 from Stockholm to Beijing
  • China Southern flight CZ308 from Amsterdam to Guangzhou
  • China Southern flight CZ312 from Toronto to Guangzhou
  • China Southern flight CZ328 from Los Angeles to Guangzhou
  • EgyptAir flight MS953 from Cairo to Hangzhou
  • Lufthansa flight LH720 from Frankfurt to Shenyang
  • Scandinavian Airlines SK997 from Copenhagen to Shanghai
  • KLM flight KL831 from Amsterdam to Hangzhou
  • Delta Airlines DL287 from Seattle to Shanghai
  • Kenya Airways KQ882 from Nairobi to Guangzhou
  • United Airlines flight UA857 from San Francisco to Shanghai
  • Delta Airlines DL283 from Detroit to Shanghai
  • American Airlines AA127 from Dallas to Shanghai
  • Neos flight NO946 from Milan to Tianjin
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Flight MU712 had 7 passengers on December 31 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Because MU712 was a reward flight of MU562 (from Sydney to Shanghai), the flights MU711/MU712 got canceled and the flights MU561/562 were suspended for 8 weeks starting January 17.

Flight CA722 had 5 passengers on January 1 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, CA722 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 24.

Flight CA912 had 5 passengers on January 1 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, CA912 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 31.

Flight CZ308 had 5 passengers on January 1 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, CZ308 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 24.

Flight CZ312 had 8 passengers on January 2 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, CZ312 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 24.

Flight CZ328 had 9 passengers on January 2 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, CZ328 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight MS953 had 5 passengers on December 29 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, MS953 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight LH720 had 5 passengers on December 29 and 11 passengers on January 5 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, LH720 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17 followed by 4 weeks starting January 31.

Flight SK997 had 5 passengers on December 29 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, SK997 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight KL831 had 5 passengers on December 31 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, KL831 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight DL287 had 6 passengers on January 1 and 11 passengers on January 6 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, the Thursday flight of DL287 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17 and the Tuesday flight was suspended for 4 weeks starting January 24.

Flight KQ882 had 5 passengers on January 1 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, KQ882 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight UA857 had 6 passengers on January 1 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, UA857 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight DL283 had 5 passengers on January 2 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, DL283 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 17.

Flight AA127 had 10 passengers on December 31 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, AA127 was suspended for 4 weeks starting January 24.

Flight NO946 had 7 passengers on December 31 that tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

As a result, NO946 was suspended for 2 weeks starting January 24.

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

For an overview of all the available direct flights to China, please visit this page here.

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