On June 3, the Civil Aviation Administration of China announced penalties for the following three international flights:
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight KL891 (Amsterdam to Chengdu)
- Air France Flight AF382 (Paris to Tianjin)
- Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK854 (Islamabad to Xi’an)
On May 20, five passengers on flight KL891 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Since this flight is an award flight of KL831 (Amsterdam to Hangzhou), KL981/982 flights will be canceled and KL831 will be restricted to operate at a load factor of no more than 40% for 4 weeks starting June 7.
On May 21,five passengers on flight AF382 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Starting June 7, the flight will be restricted to operate at a load factor of no more than 40% for 4 weeks.
If there is any violation by any of these flights, they will be immediately suspended for 2 weeks and the right to choose subsequent measures to control the passenger load factor will be revoked.
On May 22, five passengers on flight PK854 tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
As this flight was already suspended, the suspension will be extended by two weeks starting June 7.