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US threatens China with retaliation for flight cancellations


The US Department of Transportation has chastised China for canceling flights from US cities owing to passengers ill with the coronavirus, and has warned action.

Martin Junius
Martin Junius
"China's activities are in violation of the air transport agreement between the United States and China. We are in discussions with the PRC on this, and we reserve the right to take regulatory action if necessary "In a statement, the ministry stated.

According to Reuters, Chinese authorities had ordered the cancellation of six more flights from the United States the day before due to an increasing number of passengers arriving with the coronavirus.

Seventy flights have been canceled since the beginning of the year, with the most recent cancellations being flights from San Francisco to Shanghai and Los Angeles to Guangzhou.

source: reuters.com