The airport authority said it was working with airlines to resume flights from 6:00am on Tuesday, but the developments raise the stakes sharply after a weekend of skirmishes during which both activists and police toughened their stances.
Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon, the agency said, as anti-government protesters peacefully demonstrated
Flybe, which employs 2,000 people, had failed to turn around its fortunes since being purchased by the Connect Airways consortium last year, initially owing to weak demand and fierce competition.
The eruption of Mount Merapi on the main island of Java unleashed searing gas clouds 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) down its slopes, Indonesia's Geology and Volcanology Research Agency said on its website.
Manila’s national carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) shall have its last Manila-Dubai-Manila services this weekend.
"As per decision of the government of Pakistan, the suspension of International and Domestic Flight Operations as effected earlier has been extended up to Tuesday April 21, 11:59pm," The Express Tribune quoted the notification as saying on Friday.
Dubai carrier Emirates said on Sunday it has dramatically cut its passenger flight destinations to 13, down from 145. The state-owned carrier said it will still fly to the US, the UK, Japan, Australia and Canada.
Emirates SkyCargo is leading the global cargo industry during these critical times in delivering essential supplies and commodities to people around the world.
Travellers will only be accepted on these flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries.
the decision stems from the UAE's keenness to enable those holding valid residence visas to get reunited with their families after having been affected by the precautionary measures taken under the current exceptional circumstances to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.