A helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix WongA helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix Wong
A helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix Wong
SCMP Editorial
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Threat of sanctions for airlines welcomed

  • Passengers left in transit or transfer limbo at Hong Kong’s airport sparked public concern over the potential health risk. The Airport Authority was right to take a tough line with the airlines responsible for stranding them

A helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix WongA helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix Wong
A helicopter seen taking off as airplanes are grounded at the Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island. Photo: Felix Wong
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