Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests

Credit: Reuters- Published on August 15, 2019
Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for more mass protests through the weekend.

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Published on August 12, 2019 -  02:06
Hong Kong airport staff sent home after protests force flight cancellation
Workers at Hong Kong International Airport were told to go home early on Monday after anti-government protesters forced the cancellation of departing flights. A video showed scores of administrative staff walking from the airport across a bridge to the closest public transport stations. Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered at the airport, which is one of the world's busiest. Officials said operations had been "seriously disrupted" by the protests.

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