Air India will suspend flights from Hong Kong from February 8: Ashwani Lohani

NEW DELHI: Indian airlines have canceled all their flights to China, following the coronavirus epidemic. Indian air Delhi-Hong Kong, the only remaining flight of an Indian airline between the two countries, will be suspended from February 8 to March 28, 2020.

Indian air (AI) chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani said on Tuesday: “In view of the coronavirus issue, AI is suspending its flights to Hong Kong after flying AI314 on Friday (Feb 7).”

With this announcement, all flights of Indian airlines to China will be suspended after Friday.

AI had previously suspended its flight from Mumbai-Delhi-Shanghai six times a week since January 31. The frequency of AI's Delhi-Hong Kong newspaper dropped to three times a week from January 31 and has now been suspended until March 28. IndiGo, the only other Indian The airline that flies to China also suspended its three daily flights to the country: Delhi-Chengdu, Bengaluru-Hong Kong and Kolkata-Guangzhou.

Among Chinese airlines, Shandong Airlines and Air China have suspended their flights to India.