Cathay is requiring its Hong Kong-bound passengers in London to test negative for the coronavirus within 24 hours of boarding. 
Photo: Bloomberg
Cathay is requiring its Hong Kong-bound passengers in London to test negative for the coronavirus within 24 hours of boarding. Photo: Bloomberg

Omicron variant: Cathay Pacific requires London-Hong Kong passengers to test Covid-19 negative within 24 hours of departure

  • Hong Kong’s flagship carrier sets tougher screening rules for passengers than legally required to reduce threat of route suspension
  • From Friday, Cathay’s Heathrow passengers can only board Hong Kong flights if they test Covid-19 negative within 24 hours of departure – halving the time demanded by officials

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Cathay is requiring its Hong Kong-bound passengers in London to test negative for the coronavirus within 24 hours of boarding. 
Photo: Bloomberg
Cathay is requiring its Hong Kong-bound passengers in London to test negative for the coronavirus within 24 hours of boarding. Photo: Bloomberg
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