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Hong Kong Airlines Cancels Flights

by Megan Hill

Dec 1, 2019

Hong Kong Airlines. Photo: Sakuragirin | Dreamstime.com

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Hong Kong Airlines is discontinuing flights to Los Angeles (LAX) as of Feb. 8, 2020, or earlier. The airline blames competition, overcapacity and “recurring protests” in Hong Kong that started in June 2019.

The final Hong Kong Airlines flight from Hong Kong (HKG) to Los Angeles will be HX068 on Feb. 6, 2020, while the last flight from Los Angeles to Hong Kong will be HX069 on the same day. The airline will provide alternative travel arrangements for passengers already booked on Hong Kong Airlines flights to and from Los Angeles after the service ends.

Passengers on the route before Feb. 6 should still stay tuned, as the airline said it will “closely monitor the market demand and decide if the suspension or flight consolidation needs to be implemented earlier.”

Hong Kong Airlines shuttered its service to San Francisco (SFO) in October. When the Los Angeles route disappears, the airline will no longer fly to the United States. It does still fly to Vancouver (YVR) but the airline said it will “continue to adjust” its frequencies there, as well as to Osaka (ITM), Okinawa (OKA), Sapporo (CTS), Tokyo (HND), Seoul (ICN), Haikou (HAK), Hangzhou (HGH), Nanjing (NKG) and Bangkok (BKK) in response to “changing market demands.”

Overall, the airline is cutting 6 percent of its flights. Affected passengers will be assisted with  “alternative arrangements to minimize disruptions to travel plans, especially during the holidays season.”

Last month, Hong Kong Airlines issued an apology to passengers: “Hong Kong Airlines would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused to its customers. The airline will continue to monitor the situation closely and adjust its business plan accordingly to ensure that it remains commercially viable and sustain its long-term growth.”

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