The Trump administration has issued an order banning Chinese passenger airlines, effective June 16, from flying to the US. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Trump administration has issued an order banning Chinese passenger airlines, effective June 16, from flying to the US. Photo: EPA-EFE

Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger airlines from flights to US as coronavirus and international friction continue

  • The ban, to take effect June 16, is in retaliation for Beijing’s failure to allow US carriers to resume service to China
  • The Department of Transportation order applies to carriers including Air China and China Eastern

The Trump administration has issued an order banning Chinese passenger airlines, effective June 16, from flying to the US. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Trump administration has issued an order banning Chinese passenger airlines, effective June 16, from flying to the US. Photo: EPA-EFE
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