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Qantas suspends China flights from February 9 due to coronavirus

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FILE PHOTO – Qantas aircraft are seen on the tarmac at Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Australia, November 6, 2018. Picture taken November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Qantas Airways said it will suspend its two direct flight routes from Australia to mainland China from February 9 in response to travel restrictions imposed by some countries due to the coronavirus crisis.

The Australian national carrier’s direct flights from Sydney to Beijing and Sydney to Shanghai will be halted until March 29, it said in a statement published Saturday.

Reporting by Scott Murdoch; Editing by Lincoln Feast.

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