International Flights Latest News: Despite a possible second wave of COVID-19, a few international airlines have started operations to China, and a few else are planning to start. According to Chinese media, this is in response to the country’s recent steps to relax aviation restrictions. However, these flights are not to Beijing — the hotspot of the second wave of COVID-19.Also Read - Kerala Govt Imposes Fresh Curbs In State's Capital Amid Current Covid Situation | Check Guidelines Here
Prior to COVID-19 pandemic, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines — these three largest US airlines used to fly to China. Also Read - Is Delhi Govt Planning To Lift Covid Curbs in National Capital as Cases Dip? LG Baijal Likely To Decide On Jan 27
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1. United Airlines: Two flights a week from San Francisco to Shanghai from July 6
2. Delta: Two flights a week from Seattle to Shanghai. These flights have already started.
3. Lufthansa: Part of Europe’s largest airline group has restarted flights to the mainland this week, operating once a week between Frankfurt and Shanghai.
The United States and China had a dispute over allowing flights after which both the countries have agreed to allow two flights per week for each airline.