The coronavirus which is making a huge trend on social media is affecting significantly on various sectors and recently United Airlines adi they are going to stop all of their flights from and to Hong HongKong after this week. Passengers who are planning to go to China or Hongkong would have to find other alternatives since United Airlines have decided not to take any risk of having this deadly virus into the country. Many countries are already evacuating their citizens from Wuhan city where Coronovirus is spreading at rocket speed.
The carrier mentioned low demand for flights to Hong Kong is the primary reason why they are taking steps. The last plane which United Airlines will send to Hong Kong will depart from San Francisco on Wednesday, and the returning flight will depart from Hong Kong to San Francisco on Friday. So far, many companies in the airline industry are taking this bold but effective decision of shutting flights to and from Hong Kong for some time.
American Airlines recently announced the similar decision of shutting down all passenger-carrying flights from LA and Dallas to and from HongKong at the end of this week. People are stuck in there will have their last chance to come back home by the end of this week because after that there will be no chance of getting on board with these two major airlines. Recently HongKong released the first death that happened because of Coronavirus. The report indicates that this is the first time someone has reportedly died because of coronavirus outside China and government officials are taking significant steps to prevent more havoc from happening. So far more than 24390 cases of coronavirus have been found in China, and 490 people have died because of it, and US airlines don’t want to take any risk of getting such deadly virus into their home country.