Etihad airways, the national carrier of the united Arab emirates, will temporarily curtail its services to and from the Chinese mainland. Details are as follows:
From Wednesday February 5th, daily flights from ABU dhabi to Shanghai and three weekly flights from ABU dhabi to chengdu will be suspended. Daily flights from Shanghai to ABU dhabi and from chengdu to ABU dhabi will be suspended from Thursday, February 6, and from Friday, February 7. The flights will remain suspended until approval is obtained from the uae government to resume service.
Daily flights from ABU dhabi to and from Beijing will operate normally, but passengers leaving Beijing will undergo rigorous health checks before departure. ABU dhabi will continue to operate flights to and from Hong Kong, but the route will be reduced from one a day to five a week from February 11 because of reduced passenger demand. Passengers will have their temperature checked before boarding.
In addition, some passengers may not be able to board planes because some countries have restricted the entry of passengers who have visited China in the past 14 days. At the same time, etihad airlines also published a detailed cancellation and change policy on its website.
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