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South Korea, China resume limited flights amid virus

Christian Fernsby |
South Korea and China on Thursday resumed limited flights amid coronavirus concerns.

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Topics: KOREA    CHINA   

The Transport Ministry of South Korea, which is facing a resurgence of coronavirus cases, said the flights will give Koreans access to China again, Kyodo News Agency reported.

The pandemic has hit the aviation sector hard, cutting the number of flights to China from South Korea from 1,164 during winter 2019 to just 21 a week this August.

The number of routes was reduced from 84 to just 16.

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