new Delhi. Hong Kong has banned Air India and expansion flights from 17 to 30 October. A senior government official said on Friday that Hong Kong had taken this decision after some passengers of these two air lines were found to be corona infected.
This is the third time Hong Kong has banned Air India flights from India to Hong Kong. Earlier, the Hong Kong government had banned Air India from 20 September to 3 October and from 18 to 31 August. However, for the first time, the Hong Kong government has banned flights to Vistara.
Passengers were found corona infected
According to sources, some passengers arriving on Thursday from Air India’s Delhi-Hong Kong flight and Vistara’s Chennai-Hong Kong flight were found to be Corona infected. Due to this, the government there has banned the flights of these two airlines till October 30.
Corona test is mandatory at Hong Kong airport
According to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus, the number of infected people in Nia has crossed 3.93 crore. The number of cured patients has exceeded 29 million. The death toll has crossed 11.05 lakhs. In such a situation, the Hong Kong government had said in the instructions issued in July that travelers from India can come to them only when they can show the negative report of Corona done 72 hours ago. However, it is mandatory for all international travelers to get their corona test on arrival at Hong Kong Airport.