British Airways suspends flights to mainland China amid coronavirus epidemic

Employees of China Southern Airlines wear surgical mask as a preventive measure in light of the coronavirus outbreak in China. (Reuters)

British Airways said on Thursday that all its flights to mainland China had been canceled for a month due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus there.

A spokeswoman said all flights to Beijing and Shanghai had been suspended until the end of February, but flights to Hong Kong were unaffected.

Last Update: Thursday, 01 January 1970 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57