Dec 28, 2021 07:16 PM

China Rebuts Reports Citing New Covid-19 Rules as Reason for Flight U-Turn

Photo: Delta
Photo: Delta

The Chinese Embassy in the U.S. has rebutted media reports pinning blame on China’s new Covid-19 rules that led to a U.S. airline’s flight from Seattle turning back to the U.S. halfway to Shanghai.

The embassy said in a Tuesday statement that the flight crew’s claim that the returned flight was reportedly caused by China’s entry policy, “does not correspond to facts” (link in Chinese).

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