HONG KONG, 14 December 2020: British Airways flights from
London to Hong Kong are on hold for two weeks after four passengers tested
Hong Kong’s Department of Health said the suspension applied
until Christmas Day, 25 December.
Flights originating in Hong Kong and bound for London will
not be affected.
Four passengers tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival at
Hong Kong airport while one person failed to comply with requirements
Department of Health explained.
Meanwhile, Singapore has tightened entry rules for
travellers from Hong Kong. A multi-ministerial task force announced that all
travellers entering Singapore effective 2359 on 13 December, who have been
resident in Hong Kong during the last 14 days would have to serve a 14-day
Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated SHN facilities.
All travellers (except Singapore citizens (SCs) and
Permanent Residents (PRs)) entering Singapore effective 2359, 18 December 2020
who have a travel history in the past 14 days to Hong Kong will be required to
take a Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours before