Workers unload goods onto a plane at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, where recent cases of coronavirus among workers have caused freight delays and diverted flights. Photo: AFP
Workers unload goods onto a plane at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, where recent cases of coronavirus among workers have caused freight delays and diverted flights. Photo: AFP

China cargo freight: coronavirus cases divert flights at Shanghai airport, ‘serious backlog’ expected

  • Cathay Pacific Cargo says freight has been cancelled and warehouses at Shanghai Pudong International Airport are overflowing with outbound cargo
  • Labour shortage expected at airport as staff are required to work 14 days, then quarantine for 14 days, even with a negative coronavirus test, according to SEKO Logistics

Workers unload goods onto a plane at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, where recent cases of coronavirus among workers have caused freight delays and diverted flights. Photo: AFP
Workers unload goods onto a plane at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, where recent cases of coronavirus among workers have caused freight delays and diverted flights. Photo: AFP
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