Hong Kong airport has thousands of passengers stranded as authorities cancel 100 of flights citing security reasons. The city has been on boil since the pro-democracy supporters took to street to pressure the mainland Chinese government to repeal extradition bill.
Hong Kong protests
The protestors have blocked the city transport to put pressure on the government. The authorities cancelled cancellation of flights fearing further disruption and loss to public life and property. The travelers are asked to remain at safe places.
Chaotic situation at airport
The 105 flights scheduled to take off from Hong Kong airport are reported cancelled. The airport departure page displays the listed flights as cancelled. The passengers are asked to wait till further notice but the airport authorities aren’t giving a clear answer to when the flights would take off.
Advisory for passengers
The government has assured the passengers that the airport would be operations once the situation in the city comes to normal. Passengers are advised to check the schedule of their flights with their airlines and proceed only when their seats in the flights are confirmed.