Cathay says HK airport transit from June 1 excludes mainland flights, three new Covid-19 cases reported

HONG KONG: Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday (May 30) that the reopening of transit services for passengers at Hong Kong International Airport from June 1 will not include those travelling to and from mainland China.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced earlier this week that some transit passengers would be allowed through the hub from Monday, but did not provide further details. Transit through the airport has been barred since March 25 as part of measures taken to help control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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