China suspends Tashkent-Xi'an flight over COVID-19 cases China


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BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's civil aviation regulator will suspend the Uzbekistan Airways flight from Tashkent to China's Xi'an after 11 passengers tested positive for COVID-19 on a Nov. 5 flight. The suspension of flight HY501 from the capital of Uzbekistan to Xi'an will last four weeks from November 23, according to a statement posted on the website of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the CAAC put in place a reward and suspension mechanism on June 4. According to the policy, if all inbound passengers on an airline test negative...