Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA
Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA

Ban on Air India flights to Hong Kong ignores imported coronavirus cases travelling to city via connecting flights, analysis shows

  • Though Air India passengers account for most imported cases from India in recent weeks, data shows others are arriving from other locales
  • Experts say the revelation raises questions as to why Air India is being singled out, and whether it may be necessary to strengthen preflight requirements

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA
Air India aircraft sit on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India in April. Photo: EPA
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