Airline Disruptions

Last updated 2/11/2020 at 1422 CT
Note: There are other airline disruptions, but these were selected due to their particular potential impact on FedEx pilots.

IMPORTANT: Country travel policies could supercede these air carrier impacts. This is not an all-inclusive list of airlines. These were taken from FDX bidpacks and approved air carrier lists. Full details as to the airline status can be found below the chart.

CDAirlineStatus
ACAir CanadaSuspended from January 30 to February 29 (mainland). HKG unaffected.
CAAir ChinaCity reduction (Australia, India, Italy, Mongolia, Philippines, Sinagpore and Vietnam.)
AFAir FranceSuspended until March 15 (mainland)
NZAir New ZealandSuspended from February 9 to March 29 (mainland).
NHAll Nippon AirwaysSuspended numerous routes from/to mainland China and HKG.
AAAmerican AirlinesSuspended until mid-April (mainland and HKG). Full details below.
PGBangkok AirwaysUnaffected
BABritish AirwaysSuspended until March 31 (mainland). HKG unaffected.
CXCathay PacificCapacity reduction until March 31.
-Cathay DragonFlights from/to Guangzhou cancelled until February 29. City reduction. Wuhan flights suspended until March 31.
CIChina AirlinesCity reduction
DLDelta Air LinesSuspended from February 2 to April 30 (mainland).
LYEl AlSuspended from January 31 to March 25. HKG unaffected.
EKEmiratesCity reduction. Beijing to continue. Guangzhou and Shanghai suspended.
EYEtihad AirwaysCity reduction. Beijing to continue.
BREVA AirSchedule changes
AYFinnairSuspended from February 6 to February 29 (mainland). Suspended February 5 to March 29 (Guangzhou).
HAHawaiian AirlinesUnaffected (HKG)
HXHong Kong AirlinesSuspended from January 30 to March 28 (mainland).
IBIberiaSuspended from January 31 to April 31. (mainland).
JLJapan AirlinesFlight suspensions and reduction in frequency.
3KJetstar AsiaCity reduction
KLKLM Royal Dutch AirlinesSuspended until mid-March (mainland)
KEKorean AirIncheon - Wuhan canceled until March 27. City reduction.
LHLufthansaSuspended until February 29 (Beijing and Shanghai). Nanjing, Shenyang, Qingdao suspended until March 28. HKG unaffected.
QFQantasSuspended from February 9 to March 29 (mainland). HKG unaffected.
QRQatar AirwaysSuspended from February 3 until further notice (mainland). HKG unaffected.
SKSAS (Scandinavian Airlines System)Suspended until February 9 (mainland). Ticket purchases suspended until February 29. HKG unaffected.
FMShanghai AirlinesCity reduction
MISilkAirCity reduction
SQSingapore AirlinesCity reduction
LXSwiss International AirlinesSuspended until February 29 (Beijing and Shanghai). Nanjing, Shenyang, Qingdao suspended until March 28. HKG unaffected.
UAUnited AirlinesSuspended until March 28(mainland). HKG suspended Feb 8-20.
VSVirgin Atlantic AirwaysSuspended from February 1 to February 17 (mainland).
VAVirgin AustraliaHKG flights cancelled permanently. Melbourne-HKG Feb 11. and Sydney-HKG March 2.

Air Canada (AC) 

Per the Air Canada website, it announced on January 29 it would suspend flights from/to Beijing and Shanghai from January 30 to February 29. Flights from/to HKG and Taipei remain unaffected.


Air China (CA)

Per the Air China website, in response to policies of the governments of destination countries, it will suspend some flights from/to Australia, Italy, Mongolia, Philippines, Sinagpore and Vietnam.


Air France (AF)

Per the Air France website, Air France announced it has decided to suspend all scheduled flights to and from mainland China until March 15.


Air New Zealand (NZ)

Per a report in the New Zealand Herald, Air New Zealand is suspending its Auckland-Shanghai service from February 9 to March 29.


All Nippon Airways (NH)

Per the All Nippon Airways website, it has canceled numerous routes from/to mainland China as well as HKG service.


American Airlines (AA)

Per the American Airlines website, its flights from/to mainland China and HKG are suspended until mid-April. Full details available on their website.


Bangkok Airways (PG)

Per the Bangkok Airways website, Bangkok Airways has increased precaution and transmission prevention plans for the airline and its three airports. Its service from/to HKG is unaffected.


British Airways (BA)

Per the British Airways website, it has decided to cancel all flights to and from PVG and PEK with immediate effect until March 31. BA will continue to operate in and out of HKG.


Cathay Pacific (CX)

Per the Cathay Pacific website, it will reduce capacity in flights from/to mainland China by 50% or more, from January 30 to the end of March.


Cathay Dragon (-)

Per the Cathay Pacific website, Cathay Dragon flights from/to Guangzhou have been suspended from February 5 to February 29. Flights from/to WUH have been suspended until March 31. Additionally, flights from/to Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Sanya and Haikou are cancelled until March 28.

China Airlines (CI)

Per the China Airlines website, it has canceled some flights to mainland China cities, but has not completely suspended service. It has also canceled flights in response to country travel restrictions. Full details here.


Delta Airlines (DL)

Per the Delta Airlines website, Delta has suspended all flights to mainland China after February 1 to April 30. 


El Al (LY)

Per a Reuters report, El Al Israel Airlines is suspending its only route to mainland China from January 31 to March 25. Its flights to HKG will be suspended for this week as well.


Emirates (EK)

Per the Emirates website, it is continuing to operate Beijing flights. It has, however canceled flights to Shanghai and Guangzhou from February 5 until further notice. Its Hong Kong flights continue as scheduled.


Etihad Airways (EY)

Per the Etihad Airways website, it will suspend flights from/to mainland China aside from its Beijing route.


EVA Air (BR)

Per the EVA Air website, it is changing its flight schedule from/to mainland China.


Finnair (AY)

Per a Reuters report, it has suspended all flights to China between Feb. 6-29, to Guangzhou between Feb. 5-March 29.


Hawaiian Airlines (HA)

Per the Hawaiian Airlines website, its service from/to HKG remains unaffected.


Hong Kong Airlines (HX)

Per the Hong Kong Airlines website, it has suspended mainland China flights from January 30 to March 28.


Iberia (IB)

Per the Iberia website, it has canceled flights from/to Shanghai from January 31 to April 31.


Japan Airlines (JL)

Per the Japan Airlines website, its operations in China are being affected due to reduced demand. This includes flight suspensions and reduced frequency.


Jetstar Asia (3K)

Per the Jetstar Asia website, it has canceled service from/to Hefei, Guiyang, and Xuzhou from January 30 to March 31. It has also canceled all flights between Singapore and mainland China until March 31.


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)

Per the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines website, it has suspended service from/to mainland China until mid-March. Full details are available on their website.


Korean Air (KE)

Per the Korean Air website, it will suspend its Incheon-Wuhan route until March 27. It has also canceled or reduced service from many of its other airports. A chart showing these effects can be found here.


Lufthansa (LH)

Per the Lufthansa Group website, it has decided to suspend its Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian Airlines flights from/to Beijing and Shanghai until February 29.  Nanjing, Shenyang, and Qingdao will not be served until March 28. Its HKG service remains unaffected.


Qantas (QF)

Per the Qantas website,  it will suspend its two direct flight routes between Australia and mainland China from February 9 to March 29. Its HKG operations remain unaffected.


Qatar Airways (QR)

Per the Qatar Airways website, it announced February 1 that it will suspend all flights from/to mainland China from February 3 until further notice.


SAS (Scandinavian Airlines System) (SK)

Per the SAS website, it has decided to suspend all flights from/to Shanghai and Beijing from January 31 to February 29. It will also close sales for all flights from/to Shanghai and Beijing until March 15. Its HKG service remains unaffected.


Shanghai Airlines (FM)

Per the Shanghai Airlines website, it will suspend flights between Chengdu-Budapest February 4 to March 28 and between Xi'an-Budapest February 6 to March 26. Its other operations remain unaffected.


SilkAir (MI)

Per the Singapore Airlines website, it and SilkAir (MI) will be reducing service to mainland China affecting Beijing, Shenzen, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Chengdu, and Chongqing.


Singapore Airlines (SQ)

Per the Singapore Airlines website, it and SilkAir (MI) will be reducing service to mainland China affecting Beijing, Shenzen, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Chengdu, and Chongqing.


Swiss International Airlines (LX)

Per the Lufthansa Group website, it has decided to suspend its Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian Airlines flights from/to Beijing and Shanghai until February 29.  Nanjing, Shenyang, and Qingdao will not be served until March 28. Its HKG service remains unaffected.


United Airlines (UA)

Per the United Airlines website, it will suspend its flights from/to Beijing, Chengdu, and Shanghai beginning February 5. It expects to resume service beginning March 28. Its service from/to HKG will be suspended February 8 to February 20.


Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS)

Per the Virgin Atlantic website, it has suspended its service between London Heathrow and Shanghai from February 1 to March 28.


Virgin Australia (VA)

Per the South China Morning Post, Virgin Australia will cancel Melbourne-HKG February 11 and Sydney-HKG March 2 permanently.