Cathay Dragon Suspends KL-HK Passenger Flights
Until 3 October
Cathay Dragon has been informed by the Hong Kong
health authorities that five passengers travelling on flight KA734
from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong on 18 September have been confirmed
to have contracted COVID19.
All of them were connecting passengers travelling
from India via an Air India Express flight.
The Civil Aviation
Department (CAD) of Hong Kong has since confirmed that Cathay Dragonís passenger flights from Kuala
Lumpur to Hong Kong will be prohibited from landing at Hong Kong
International Airport for two weeks up to 3 October
under Chapter 599H of the Laws of Hong Kong.
Cathay Dragon had been scheduled to operate thrice
weekly flights between Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong. As a result of
the CAD directive, the airline has suspended passenger services
between Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong until 3 October.