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Hong Kong airport crippled for 2nd day as protests against China continue

5 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel the remaining flights as the city's pro-Beijing leader warned that the protesters had pushed events onto a “path of no return”.
After a brief period early in the day when flights were able to take off and land, the airport authority suspended check-in services for departing flights as of 4:30 p.m. Departing flights that had completed the process would continue to operate.
It said it did not expect arriving flights to be affected, although...
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Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with airport chaos

Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with airport chaos

5 days ago   |   By ABC News

Protests at Hong Kong's airport have caused a second day of travel mayhem at one of the world's busiest air-transport hubs, further threatening the city's reputation as a stable place for doing business
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Hong Kong Protesters Overwhelm Airport for Second Day

Hong Kong Protesters Overwhelm Airport for Second Day

5 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Protesters swamped Hong Kong International Airport for a second straight day Tuesday, blocking the gates to the security and immigration areas, and snarling the busy transit hub.
The airport suspended all check-in, and advised people not to go to the airport. The status of dozens of remaining evening flights wasn't immediately known. The day began with small numbers of black-clad protesters dotting the arrival hall, some playing the violin and singing. But their numbers swelled quickly late in the afternoon and filled the departure area as well.
“There is potential for further flight...
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