Nov 19, 2022 05:24 PM

Flights to China Still Lag Demand Despite Easing of Some Covid Restrictions, Sources Say

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

Despite the easing of some inbound travel restrictions, flights to the Chinese mainland from various key global hubs still can’t meet demand, as the resumption of international flights hinges on Covid outbreaks and policies at the local level on the mainland, sources told Caixin.

The uncertainty may dash hopes for a quick rebound of inbound flights after China announced an end to its “circuit breaker” mechanism, which suspended airline services on a specific route if Covid-positive passengers on a flight exceeded a certain level after testing upon arrival.

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