The administration said airlines should arrange refunds for passengers affected by the suspension of flights.
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The codeshare agreement is the first step in the strengthening of cooperation between both airlines since Qatar Airways acquired 5% of China Southern Airlines in December 2018.
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So far, more than 40 countries and regions have decided to suspend flights from the UK or impose stricter entry policies on arrivals.
The island's clean streak of 253 days without local Covid-19 infections ended on Tuesday after a local woman who had contact with the pilot tested positive.
Chinese experts believe that China does not have to cut all flights from the UK or further tighten travel policies.
China Southern Airlines will suspend direct flights to and from London from Dec. 24 to Jan. 7.
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