• Hong Kong bans transit flights from over 150 countries

    4 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Hong Kong International Airport said it will ban transit passengers from 150 countries and territories starting Sunday, tightening stringent travel controls in an effort to stem the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant. Authorities also said Friday they will extend social distancing restrictions, including a ban on dining in after 6 p.m., by another two weeks over the Lunar New Year holidays to Feb. 3. Large-scale events, such as Lunar New Year fairs held annually in Hong Kong, will be canceled. The transit ban and extension of distancing rules come as the city grapples with an...
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  • Hong Kong suspends transit flights from most of the world as COVID-19 escalates

    Hong Kong suspends transit flights from most of the world as COVID-19 escalates

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tour World

    Hong Kong will suspend for a month transit flights from around 150 countries and territories considered high risk because of the escalation of the coronavirus variant Omicron, deepening the global financial hub's isolation.
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