Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Beijing April 2, 2020 – (2 APR 2020)

Location:  People’s Republic of China

Event – Reduced travel options: American Citizens should expect a significant reduction in flights to and from China. Per Chinese aviation authorities, starting March 29, 2020, foreign airlines will be required to maintain only one air route to China and operate no more than one flight per week. Chinese domestic airlines are also expected to further reduce available routes per guidelines. Flights to and from China should carry no more than 75 percent of the passengers that they are licensed to carry. American citizens planning to depart China should expect a significant drop in the number of options and frequency of flights to the U.S. and should plan accordingly.