On April 23 and 25, the Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the suspension of three international flights for two weeks starting April 26:
- Air China’s Flight CA942 from Dubai to Xi’an.
- China Southern’s Flight CZ3056 from Yangon to Guangzhou.
- Shenzhen Airlines’s Flight ZH9052 from Tokyo to Shenzhen.
On April 9, five passengers on flight CA942 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
On April 10, five passengers on flight CZ3056 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
On April 11, five passengers on flight ZH9052 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Flights entering the country before April 26 on the above routes can continue and the quota for that flight will not be used for other routes.
As a result of the suspension of flight ZH9052, the award flight ZH8058 from Tokyo to Wuxi has been being canceled.
If a flight triggers the circuit breaker mechanism during the period before April 26, it will increase in suspension time.
On April 14, eight passengers on flight CA946 from Karachi to Xi’an tested positive for the novel coronavirus which resulted in an increased suspension of two weeks starting May 10. The Civil Aviation Administration of China has already issued a two-week suspension for that flight to start from April 26.