Hundreds of Cathay Pacific employees have been placed on a 21-day quarantine following trips to Frankfurt.

15.11.21

Hundreds of Cathay Pacific employees have been placed on a 21-day quarantine following trips to Frankfurt.

All Cathay Pacific crew members who have passed Frankfurt Airport (FRA) must be quarantined for 21 days for fear of being infected with COVID19. All pilots and flight attendants passing through Frankfurt Airport could be forced into self-quarantine for 21 days, according to a new policy aimed at stopping the deadly coronavirus epidemic.

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On Sunday, Hong Kong officials tightened screening of workers at former British colonial airports, suggesting that stricter measures could soon be taken. This move will take place after three Cathay Pacific employees have been infected with a delta variant of the virus after passing Frankfurt. According to an internal note from
Cathay Pacific, the Center for Hygiene and Protection is particularly concerned about crew members in Germany and has asked the airline to provide a list of pilots and flight attendants working at hotels in Mainz. All Cathay Pacific crew members still at the hotel where the infected crew members stayed must return to Hong Kong immediately and be quarantined for 21 days. Regarding the status of the
Bloomberg internal memo, Cathay Pacific said:
"Cathay Pacific is fully aware of the Hong Kong SAR Government's mission to keep Hong Kong's COVID 19 free. Cathay Pacific, as Hong Kong's home airline, helps protect and improve passenger and freight traffic between Hong Kong and other parts of the world, despite the status of Hong Kong's air hubs and the difficult pandemic situation. We are doing our best. Pacific Airlines immediately relocated the hotel in Frankfurt, where flight crews normally stay, as a precautionary measure and suspended all cargo flight crews from stopping in Germany. Frankfurt Airport is Cathay Pacific's leading cargo hub in Europe. Due to the spread of the virus in Hong Kong, all Cathay Pacific crew members staying in Germany are required to be quarantined for 21 days in a state quarantine facility.
In addition, anyone who has come into contact with three infected Cathay Pacific employees is self-isolated for three weeks in his time. When asked by the South China Morning Post about the potential turmoil of the new measures, an airline spokesman said: Maintaining cargo flow between Hong Kong and the rest of the world is very important.
Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is the busiest cargo international airport in the world and aims to be achieved as part of Hong Kong's Zero COVID 19 Push. Reopening the border with mainland China. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said he is promoting round-trip travel between Hong Kong and China, and its importance is paramount.
According to sources familiar with Cathay Pacific events, the airline has operated 14 passengers and 7 cargo flights to Frankfurt over the past 14 days, quarantining hundreds of Cathay Pacific employees. Suggested.

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