Following the U.S. State Department’s upgrade to Level 4 (Do Not Travel) Advisory on China and amid concerns about the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus, several U.S. airlines have halted flights to mainland China and Hong Kong. Initially, the carriers reduced service, but this week American and United have joined Delta in extending suspensions through late April due to ongoing coronavirus worries.
Amid Coronavirus Crisis American, United, and Delta Halt Flights to China & Hong Kong
Here is the current suspension schedule for each of the major three US carrier:
- Flights to mainland China suspended now through April 23 & 24, 2020.
- Flights to mainland Hong Kong suspended now through April 23 & 24, 2020.
Delta Air Lines
- Flights to mainland China suspended now through April 30, 2020.
- Delta does not operate flights to Hong Kong
- Flights to mainland China suspended now through April 25, 2020.
- Flights to mainland Hong Kong suspended now through April 25, 2020.
Other Airlines with Suspended or Canceled Service to China and Hong Kong:
British Airways, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Air India, Air Asia, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, SAS Scandinavian, All Nippon Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana, Virgin Atlantic, El Al, and Egyptair.
Have an Upcoming Itinerary Including Flights to China or Hong Kong?
Customers who hold an itinerary for flights through April, including flights to a Chinese airport or connection onward, should contact their airline directly. For passengers impacted, all carriers are offering refunds, rebooking, or alternative travel options. In most instances, airlines will also reach out directly to affected travelers to accommodate their needs with change fees waived.