China’s aviation authority allows more foreign flights after the U.S. bans Chinese carriers.

  • China’s aviation authority said it would allow all foreign airlines to choose from a list of approved cities to operate one international passenger flight a week beginning June 8.
  • The statement came about 12 hours after President Donald Trump’s administration issued an order to suspend Chinese passenger airlines from flying to the U.S. beginning June 16.
  • If a flight’s passengers test negative for the virus for three consecutive weeks, the airline will be able to add one additional fight per week.
  • The aviation authority said. If five or more passengers test positive for the virus, the airline must suspend the flight for a week.