Hong Kong has banned Cathay Dragon from operating its Kuala Lumpur service until October 3, after the airline flew in five passengers from the Malaysian city to Hong Kong who tested positive for Covid-19.
The airline says all of the passengers were connecting passengers traveling from India via an Air India Express flight, and they had provided a negative test result for Covid-19.
The regional airline had been scheduled to operate three flights a week between Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
The airline says the aircraft operated on the flight from Kuala Lumpur has also been sent for deep cleaning.
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