Notice to passengers on travel restrictions

 

Last Updated:(Hong Kong)2020-02-12

 

In consideration of the changing situation for novel coronavirus outbreak, a number of governments have issued entry restrictions for foreign travellers. Hong Kong Airlines passengers are advised to refer to below before your scheduled travel: 

 

 

Destination

Entry restrictions

Mainland China: 

Beijing (PEK)

Chongqing (CKG) 

Chengdu (CTU) 

Guiyang (KWE)

Hangzhou (HGH)

Nanchang (KHN) 

Nanjing (NKG) 

Shanghai Pudong (PVG) Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) 

 

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are permitted to board, but may be subject to quarantine requirements for 14 days upon arrival: 

 

-       Travelling on a People’s Republic of China passport or China ID card that lists Hubei Province as the place of issue

 

-       Visited Hubei Province in the past 14 days prior to departure

Mainland China: 

Hainan Province 

Haikou (HAK)

Sanya (SYX) 

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are not  permitted to enter Hainan Island (Haikou Airport or Sanya Airport): 

 

-       Travelling on a People’s Republic of China passport or China ID card that lists Hubei Province as the place of issue

 

-       Visited Hubei Province in the past 14 days

 

Hong Kong SAR, China

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are not  permitted to enter Hong Kong: 

 

-       Travelling on a People’s Republic of China passport or China ID card that lists Hubei Province as the place of issue. 

 

-       Visited Hubei Province in the past 14 days

 

Exemptions:

 

-       Passengers transiting in Hong Kong, passengers holding a HKID card, and passengers holding a resident card of another country are permitted to enter.

 

-       Starting from 8 February, passengers who have visited Mainland China in the past 14 days before entering Hong Kong will be subject to mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

 

 

Taiwan, China

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are not permitted to enter Taiwan:

 

-       Passengers travelling on a People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macau passport or ID card

 

-       From 7 February 2020, all foreigners who visited or stayed in Mainland China, Hong Kong or Macau in the past 14 days

 

Exemptions: 

 

-       Passengers holding a Taiwanese resident card, passengers who are the spouse of a Taiwanese citizen, and passengers who have listed the purpose of “reunion” in the Taiwan Exit & Entry Permit are permitted to enter. For those who have a history of travel to China, Hong Kong and Macau are required to be under home quarantine for 14 days after entering Taiwan. For those who were permitted to visit Hong Kong and Macau, are required to conduct self-health management for 14 days after returning to Taiwan.

 

-       Passengers holding a Hong Kong or Macau passport or ID card who are permitted to enter Taiwan are required to be under home quarantine for 14 days.

 

-       Passengers who transited through Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau and are granted entry into Taiwan, will be required to be under home quarantine for 14 days.

 

Indonesia

 

Passengers who meet the following criteria are not permitted to enter Indonesia:

 

-       All foreigners who have been in Mainland China within 14 days are not allowed to enter or transit in Indonesia

 

Exemptions: Indonesian and KITA holder are permitted to enter.

 

Japan

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are not permitted to enter Japan: 

 

-     Travelling on a People’s Republic of China passport that lists Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province as the place of issue

 

-     Foreigners who have travelled to Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province in China in the past 14 days

 

Korea

Passengers who meet any of the following criteria are not permitted to enter Korea:

 

-       All foreigners who have visited or stayed in Hubei Province within the past 14 days.

 

-       Travelling on a People’s Republic of China passport or China ID card that lists Hubei Province as the place of issue.

 

-       Korea visa issued from Wuhan (visa number “WH + 8 or 10 numbers”)

 

Exemptions: Korean nationals, spouse or direct descendant of a Korean national and permanent residents can enter Korea. Self-quarantine at home is required.

 

Maldives

Passengers who meet the following criteria are not permitted to enter the Maldives:

 

-       Visited Mainland China in the past 14 days

 

Exemptions: Maldivians nationals originating from and transiting through Mainland China will be permitted entry.

 

The Philippines

Passengers who meet the following criteria are not permitted to enter the Philippines: 

 

-       On a flight departing from China, Macau or Hong Kong 

 

-       Has been to China, Macau or Hong Kong in the past 14 days immediately preceding to arrival in the Philippines

 

-       Filipinos working in China, Macau or Hong Kong 

 

Exemptions: Filipinos are permitted to enter. Mandatory 14-day quarantine is required for Filipino citizens and Permanent Resident Visa holders coming from China, Macau and Hong Kong. Under a temporary travel restriction, Filipinos are not permitted to travel to or transit via Mainland China, Hong Kong or Macau. Non-Philippine citizens may continue to travel from the Philippines as normal. 

 

Vietnam

Passengers who meet the following criteria are not permitted to enter Vietnam: 

 

-       All foreigners who have been in or transited in Mainland China within 14 days.

 

Exemptions: Vietnam citizens are permitted to enter.

 

 

Our staff will perform document checks at the airport to confirm if passengers are eligible to travel to destinations with restrictions in place. Passengers without checked baggage and holding mobile or self-print boarding passes will be subject to document check before boarding.

 

Passengers will also be asked to declare their travel history over the last 14 days to help us ensure eligibility to travel. It is important that all passengers disclose if they have visited Mainland China during this period.

 

Hong Kong Airlines offers special waivers for rebooking, rerouting or refund for passengers travelling with confirmed bookings on Hong Kong Airlines (HX) flights to/from these destinations or transiting via Hong Kong. Please refer to our special ticketing arrangements for details.

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