Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP
Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP

Return of coronavirus in Beijing threatens to derail Chinese airlines’ recovery as 1,255 flights cancelled amid tighter travel restrictions

  • About two thirds of flights in and out of the capital were cancelled on Wednesday as authorities raced to contain a potential second wave
  • The flare-up of the pandemic at a food market could affect Air China, China Southern, China Eastern and Hainan Airlines the most, say experts

Topic |   Aviation
Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP
Air China planes parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport in March. Photo: AFP
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