A British Airways flight takes off from Heathrow Airport in London. Photo: Reuters
A British Airways flight takes off from Heathrow Airport in London. Photo: Reuters

Tropical storm turns London-Hong Kong flight with British Airways into 36-hour on-board ordeal, forcing diversion to Manila

  • Coronavirus rules in the Philippines prohibited travellers from disembarking when No 8 typhoon signal in Hong Kong forced flight BA031’s diversion to Manila
  • Up to 100 passengers stuck on board – for three times longer than the scheduled flight time – faced 21 days of hotel quarantine when their nightmare journey ended

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
A British Airways flight takes off from Heathrow Airport in London. Photo: Reuters
A British Airways flight takes off from Heathrow Airport in London. Photo: Reuters
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