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