Airlines will have to thin out their services to and from China even further in the coming months. The aviation authority foresees even fewer connections for the winter flight schedule than this summer, which already saw a reduced schedule. This was reported by ARD radio from Shanghai. The reason given for the restriction of flight operations is infection control. In view of the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February, the government is currently trying to preemptively prevent a spread of the delta variant of Sars-CoV-2. (China.Table reported). This includes, according to the government’s understanding, stopping further importations from the outside. That is why China currently has the strictest quarantine rules among major economies.
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