Beijing: The Civil Aviation Administration of China has suspended five Chinese and international airlines after Covid-19 cases were reported on flights, according to reports.
According to a notification on date October 15, the Administration had to take the decision after six cases of Covid-19 was confirmed in passengers on Air China flight CA780 (Frankfurt to Changchun) that entered the country on October 1. It said that right from October 18, the operation of this flight would be suspended twice.
Five cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Shandong Airlines flight SC4088 (Seoul to Qingdao) that entered on October 1. Also, 8 cases of coronavirus surfaced in passengers on KLM flight KL857 (Amsterdam to Shanghai) that entered on September 29; six cases were confirmed on El Al LY065 (Tel Aviv to Shanghai) that entered on September 29.
On October 3, the German Eagle Airlines flight DE8442 (Frankfurt to Xi'an) had five cases. Since October 18, the operation of these three flights were suspended, the report said.