michael osterholm, China has cut off access to Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, trapping more than 50 million people Hong Kong quarantining visitors from mainland China MORE AMERICANS TO BE EVACUATED FROM CHINA AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: OFFICIALS Japan bars foreign nationals who had been to Hubei province. Carnival and Royal Carribean denying boarding of people who travel to China within 14 days. Italy suspended all flights to China. UNITED AIRLINES SUSPENDS ALL FLIGHTS TO HONG KONG AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
michael osterholm - South Korea urged an increase in its level of caution to restraint when traveling to China. Hong Kong reduced half its flights and shut down rail service to mainland China. Cathay Pacific Airways asks 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave. Cathay Pacific Airways is asking 27,000 of its workers to take three weeks of unpaid leave as the company deals with the economic impact of the coronavirus. (Cathay Pacific Airways) Delta suspended all service to China United Airlines suspends all flights between China and the U.S.
michael osterholm, United's pilots, concerned for their safety, were able to drop trips to China without pay, a union memo said, according to Reuters. American Airlines suspends all flights to China. The Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents 15,000 pilots for American Airlines filed a lawsuit to halt service with the airline, citing “serious, and in many ways still unknown, health threats posed by the coronavirus. I am directing all APA pilots to cease flight operations between the United States and China, said APA president Eric Ferguson. Until further notice, if you are scheduled, assigned, or reassigned a pairing into China, decline the assignment by calling your Chief Pilot or IOC Duty Pilot. Inform them you are declining in accordance with the CDC and WHO declarations.
michael osterholm - AMERICAN AIRLINES SUED OVER CORONAVIRUS BY PLOT SEEKING TO CANCEL US-CHINA FLIGHTS British Airways suspended all flights to and from mainland China. Virgin Atlantic suspending operations to Shanghai for two weeks. Lufthansa suspending flights to and from China Air India and Seoul Air halting all flights to the country. Egypt Air suspended all fights starting Feb. 1. Air France suspending all flights Finnair, Cathay Pacific, and Jetstar also stopping service. Lion Air canceled 50 flights to China into February.
michael osterholm - Air Canada suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE FOX HEALTH NEWSLETTER Kenya Airways suspends all flights to China. The Associated Press contributed to the report