Hong Kong’s airport. The gateway to a city with one of the world’s toughest stance against Covid-19. Photo: Roy Issa
Hong Kong’s airport. The gateway to a city with one of the world’s toughest stance against Covid-19. Photo: Roy Issa

Omicron: Hong Kong’s latest 2-week flight ban on 8 countries dashes hopes of family reunions, upends plans of incoming domestic helpers as travellers lament ‘things will only get worse’

  • Latest ban as city braces for a fifth wave of infections leads to frantic scramble among travellers to cancel and rebook flights, hotel rooms
  • Industry figures warn domestic helper shortage will worsen, and if long wait continues, market may move elsewhere

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s airport. The gateway to a city with one of the world’s toughest stance against Covid-19. Photo: Roy Issa
Hong Kong’s airport. The gateway to a city with one of the world’s toughest stance against Covid-19. Photo: Roy Issa
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