China orders suspension of some US flights after COVID-19 cases


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WASHINGTON/BEIJING: China's aviation regulator has ordered the cancellation of more than 60 scheduled flights from the United States in recent weeks after numerous passengers tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in China. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has mandated the cancellations of 22 total scheduled US passenger airline flights for Shanghai under its COVID-19 pandemic rules: 10 by Delta Air Lines, six from United Airlines and six American Airlines flights. Delta said it cancelled Detroit to Shanghai flights last Friday and for Jan 14 due to the Chinese rule requiring "all affected carriers", whose passengers test positive for...