It seems that entry restrictions by the Japanese Government have forced Cathay Pacific’s hand – and have lead to the airline cancelling all services between Hong Kong and Japan.
Both the direct flights to Japan and flights via Taiwan will be suspended. These start either on the 9th March or 13th March, running through to the end of 28th March.
- Between 9th March until 28th March 2020, all passenger flights between Hong Kong and Fukuoka, Nagoya, Sapporo, and Tokyo-Haneda will be suspended.
- From 13th March until 28th March 2020, all passenger flights between Hong Kong and Tokyo-Narita and Osaka-Kansai as well as between Taipei and Tokyo-Narita and Osaka-Kansai will also be suspended.
Changes have been listed at https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_HK/travel-information/travel-preparation/travel-advisories/special-ticketing-guidelines-for-japan.html for those of you who are affected.
The changes have been made Japan last week said travellers from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, as well as South Korea will be quarantined for 14 days from Monday (9th March onwards).
For those travelling – you might want to seek alternative route, or conisder if you need to travel between these two territories.
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