747 freighters grounded as Cathay suspends long-haul cargo ops

One-week suspension follows updated quarantine requirements in Hong Kong

Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Airport.

Multiple 747 freighters are currently idled after Cathay Pacific suspended all its long-haul freighter and cargo-only passenger flights from Dec. 30 through Jan. 6. The suspension follows updated quarantine requirements for Hong Kong-based cargo crews, according to a Dec. 30 statement. To prevent potential omicron outbreaks in Hong Kong, the government is now mandating seven-day […]

 

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