An electronic board shows all departing flights cancelled, as anti-government protesters bring Hong Kong International Airport to a grinding halt. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protesters cripple airport as Beijing raises stakes with ‘terrorism’ warning

  • Thousands bring Hong Kong International Airport grinding to a halt, leaving 180 flights cancelled and travellers stranded
  • Police play down Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office’s terrorism comments and say they will treat situation like a ‘violent protest’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An electronic board shows all departing flights cancelled, as anti-government protesters bring Hong Kong International Airport to a grinding halt. Photo: Felix Wong
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Tourists stranded at Hong Kong International Airport sit and wait for information after 180 departures were cancelled on Monday because of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Stranded passengers at Hong Kong International Airport left to fend for themselves not knowing when they will be able to escape protest-hit city

  • Protests leave thousands stuck as 180 flights are cancelled
  • With airport staff quitting their posts, and a lack of information from airlines, travellers are left waiting with their luggage
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tourists stranded at Hong Kong International Airport sit and wait for information after 180 departures were cancelled on Monday because of protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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