Air India has cancelled flight companies to Hong Kong on account of Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the Hong Kong authorities and restricted demand within the sector, the airline mentioned.
“Due to restrictions imposed by the Hong Kong authorities and limited demand on the sector, our flights to Hong Kong and back of 19th and 23rd April stand cancelled,” Air India tweeted. Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong provided that they’ve a Covid-19 unfavourable certificates from a take a look at executed 48 hours previous to the journey, in accordance 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 Executive Carrie Lam had introduced the flight suspension. She mentioned that the ban will have an effect on passengers from Australia, Britain, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and the United States, together with transferring passengers, in accordance with Xinhua.
Lam additional mentioned that the choice on the flight suspension was made due to a speedy change within the native Covid-19 state of affairs.