Coronavirus: SpiceJet Suspends Hong Kong Flights


In view of the Coronavirus outbreak, Indian Low-Cost Airline SpiceJet has temporarily suspends several Hong Kong flights from Delhi Airport.

Spicejet takes this decision after the novel coronavirus outbreak killing nearly 1,500 people in China.

The flights from Delhi to Hong Kong in China have been suspended from February 16 to 29th 2020.

SpiceJet spokesperson said, In a statement “SpiceJet has decided to temporarily suspend its daily Delhi-Hong Kong passenger flights from February 16 to 29, 2020.”


IndiGo and Air India have already suspended all their flights between India and China.

In view of the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak in China, Aviation regulator DGCA told airlines had earlier announced that any person who will henceforth travel to the country will be quarantined on return.

Among Indian airlines, IndiGo and Air India have suspended all of their flights between the two nations. SpiceJet continues to fly on the Delhi-Hong Kong route.

On February 1, IndiGo had announced that it will suspend flights on Kolkata-Guangzhou route from February 6 to 25 due to the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak in China.


A few days before the announcement, the low-cost carrier had announced the suspension of flights on the Bengaluru-Hong Kong route from February 1 and on Delhi-Chengdu route from February 1 to 20.

“In line with the WHO guideline to contain the spread of coronavirus, IndiGo will be suspending its Kolkata-Guangzhou from February 6, 2020, until February 25, 2020, and Guangzhou-Kolkata from February 7, 2020, until February 26, 2020,” the airline said in a statement on Saturday.

The airlines later said that the suspension of flights measures are “temporary and precautionary measures”.

“We understand that these measures will cause inconvenience to our customers and we will be refunding the full amount to the impacted passengers,” the airline added.


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Manish Khandelwal
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