Citing the government travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong-based budget carrier HK Express announced it will extend its short-term flight suspensions into the summer.
Subject to government approval and developments in the pandemic and response, HK Express has now announced in a media statement that flights are scheduled to resume on June 19. Ticket sales will remain available for travel past June 19th.
HK Express – a fully owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific – has not operated any flights since it imposed the flight suspensions starting on March 23. The originally planned end of the flight suspensions was on April 30.
As part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, Hong Kong extended its travel ban on non-Hong Kong residents and announced that it would continue to keep in place quarantine measures. The airport has seen the suspension of all transit travel “until further notice”.