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Air Asia cancels selected flights from China, HK, Macau following nCov threat

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 04:47 PM February 01, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — AirAsia on Saturday announced that it will be canceling selected flights to and from China until March 1, following the global novel coronavirus threat.

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MANILA, 1 February 2020 – AirAsia is cancelling selected flights between the Philippines and China until 1 March 2020…

Posted by AirAsia on Saturday, February 1, 2020

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In an advisory, the airline said that selected flights between Manila and Kalibo to the cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Shanghai in mainland China, and in Hong Kong and Macau have been canceled.

“All affected guests will be promptly notified via email or SMS,” the airline said. “AirAsia strongly encourages guests to update their contact details using the ‘My Bookings’ feature on airasia.com to ensure that they receive timely notifications. Guests can also check on their flights via the “Flight Status” function on airasia.com website and mobile app.”

The new coronavirus has caused global alarm, as it has already infected 11,800 people worldwide.  The virus also took the lives of 259 people in China.

Following the outbreak, the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak as a “global emergency.”

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