Beijing: Tensions between China and the US continue to grow. The US has banned the entry of all Chinese flights from June 16 on Wednesday. In response, China said on Thursday that it would allow American Airlines limited flights to its country.
International flights were banned in China due to Coronavirus. But, now foreign airlines will be allowed limited flights. With this, the ban on American Airlines will also be lifted.
American Airlines wanted to start flights in China from June 1:
US Transportation Department said – in January 2020 flights between the two countries were reduced. After this, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines operated flights between the US and China. Airlines of China have also stopped operations on some of their flights.
Transportation Department said – United Airlines and Delta Airlines wanted to start flights to China from June 1. However, despite their requests, the Chinese government failed to approve the flights. Flights were banned due to coronaviruses.
Chinese authorities to maintain bilateral relations between the two countries:
The Transportation Department says that China is violating the agreement between the two countries regarding flights. Discussions will be held with the Chinese authorities to maintain bilateral relations between the two countries.