26 March 2020 – Restricted international passenger flights

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Civil Aviation Administration of China released a notice that each Chinese airline is only allowed to maintain one route to any specific country with no more than one flight per week.

Each foreign airline is only allowed to maintain one route to China with no more than one weekly flight. Airlines are instructed to take prevention and control measures on flights to and from China.

One measure is that planes must not operate at 75 percent passenger capacity, starting from 29 March 2020.
Full details here: http://www.caac.gov.cn/en/XWZX/202003/t20200326_201748.html