Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile
Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile
Aviation

Quarantined in Hong Kong after flight from UK Covid-19 lockdown, I am so used to my four walls I could stay until Christmas

  • Preflight checks take on new meaning for our correspondent in the Covid-19 era, but nevertheless escaping England for Hong Kong is a smooth, if drawn out affair
  • His thoughts of sticking to a disciplined routine during quarantine are quickly cast aside, but being confined to a small room turns out to be oddly comforting

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Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile
Cathay Pacific check-in desks at London’s Heathrow Airport with a traveller in full hazmat garb. The imposition of a month-long lockdown in England prompted more than the usual number of travellers to take a flight to Hong Kong before restrictions were imposed. Photo: Tim Pile
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