Air routes between Incheon in Korea and Beijing in China have been suspended for four weeks from today.
Also, depending on the situation, the suspension period may be extended.
According to the Korean embassy in China, on the 25th of last month, the Civil Aviation Administration of China suspended two-way passenger flights between Incheon and Beijing on the 25th as eight people were confirmed with Corona 19 on a Chinese Air China flight from Incheon to Beijing on the 25th.
In addition, on the 4th, the flight from Incheon to Beijing was also suspended on April 1st and 8th, as 7 people were confirmed with Corona 19.
In particular, if there are more than five confirmed cases on the flight from Incheon to Beijing, which was operated on the 11th, there is a high possibility that the flight will be suspended even after mid-April.
China is implementing a circuit breaker that temporarily suspends passenger flights twice if there are fewer than 10 confirmed cases on a passenger flight and 4 times if there are more than 10.
Meanwhile, as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Korea is rapidly increasing and the spread of Omicron mutation continues in China, the number of flight cancellations between Korea and China is increasing this year.
Following the cancellation of the Incheon-Tianjin route in early January, flights to Daren, Jinan, and Qingdao were also canceled. As a result, the number of Korea-China air routes from about 20 at the beginning of this year decreased to about 10, increasing inconvenience for Korean residents living in China. There is.