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Airlines cancel flights to China in response to coronavirus outbreak

Himalaya Airlines is suspending its direct flights to China starting from the 7th of February in response to coronavirus outbreak that has been rapidly spreading and has already claimed more than 150 lives in China.

The airlines has already canceled its flights to Changsha and Guiyang airports and the flights to  Chongqing and  Beijing will be canceled from February 7. Passengers who have already booked their ticket to China can apply for alteration or cancellation of their flights.The flights will resume depending the condition of the outbreak in China.

To control the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, more than 40 airlines around the world have temporarily canceled or reduced the number of flights to and from China. The flight suspensions mainly affect the capital Beijing and Shanghai. A few airlines have also suspended their flights to Hong kong. The following airlines have announced temporary flight suspension to all or some routes in China:
1. British Airways
2. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
3. Air India
4. IndiGo
5. Seoul Air
6. United Airlines
7. Lion Air Indonesia
8. American Airlines
9. Austrian Airlines
10. Air Canada
11. Air Asia
12. Finnair
13. Air France
14. Air Mauritius
15. Air Madagascar
16. Asiana Airlines
17. EgyptAir
18. El Al Israel Airlines
19. Iberia
20. Lufthansa
21. China Airlines Ltd, Taiwan
22. Eva Airways
23. Scandinavian Airlines
24. Virgin Atlantic
25. Air KBZ