Coronavirus: Air France and KLM suspend flights to / from mainland China
After Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and SWISS, Air France - KLM announces the suspension of flights from / to mainland China. The reason is that we all know it and it is called coronavirus. For airlines, the safety and health of passengers and crews are zero priority.
Starting January 31, Air France and KLM will operate special flights from / to Shanghai and Beijing to provide support for French and Dutch citizens to return to Paris and Amsterdam. The crews will consist of flight attendants and volunteer pilots.
According to the decision taken by Air France and KLM, the flights will be suspended until February 9th. The Paris / Amsterdam - Shanghai / Beijing routes are affected. Air France has previously suspended flights to / from Wuhan on January 22, and the suspension remains in effect until further notice. KLM will also suspend flights to Chengdu, Hangzhou and Xiamen.
If you have scheduled flights to / from China, we recommend that you contact your airline and check your flight status.