Emirates used to fly four times a day to Hong Kong. Photo: Roy Issa
Emirates used to fly four times a day to Hong Kong. Photo: Roy Issa

Coronavirus: airlines want to return to Hong Kong but city’s chance of regaining status of global aviation hub fading by the day, trade body chief warns

  • Willie Walsh, director general of the International Air Transport Association, says some carriers have ‘abandoned plans to regain their Hong Kong network for the moment’
  • But airline executives strike a more hopeful tone, with Emirates chief commercial officer Adnan Kazim saying city remains an important market for Dubai-based carrier

Emirates used to fly four times a day to Hong Kong. Photo: Roy Issa
Emirates used to fly four times a day to Hong Kong. Photo: Roy Issa
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