1000’s of British travellers at the moment attempting to journey to, from or by means of Hong Kong airport are discovering it very troublesome to get info after the rest of Monday’s flights had been abruptly grounded.

All 10 flights from the UK to Hong Kong due on 12 August have arrived safely: seven on Cathay Pacific, two on British Airways and one on Virgin Atlantic.

On the airport’s official flight departure web page, passengers are instructed: “The web page you tried to entry is at the moment closed for system improve, please go to us once more later.”

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A spokesperson for Hong Kong’s airline, Cathay Pacific, instructed The Unbiased: “Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have been knowledgeable by the Hong Kong Worldwide Airport Authority that every one departing flights are cancelled right this moment, Monday 12 August, efficient instantly.

“The cancellation interval will lengthen till the morning of tomorrow, Tuesday 13 August. That is on account of the general public meeting going down at Hong Kong Worldwide Airport.

“Prospects are due to this fact suggested to postpone non-essential journey each right this moment (12 August) and tomorrow (13 August) and shouldn’t proceed to the airport. Our flights from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester and Dublin are anticipated to be impacted on 13 August. 

“With quick impact, rebooking and rerouting expenses can be waived for all tickets issued worldwide (no matter fare sort) on or earlier than 12 August for journey with Cathay Pacific on a confirmed reserving arriving to and departing from Hong Kong on 12 and 13 August.

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Riot police advance to disperse anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on 11 August

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Riot police hearth teargas in the direction of pro-democracy protesters throughout a stand-off within the Wan Chai district in Hong Kong. 1000’s of pro-democracy protesters hit the streets of Hong Kong for a tenth weekend in-a-row Sunday, once more defying police who fired volleys of tear gasoline at a number of areas

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Protesters react with teargas canisters fired by riot policemen

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Professional-democracy protesters throw again teargas fired by the police

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A professional-democracy protester is held by police exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station throughout an indication towards the controversial extradition invoice in Hong Kong on August 11, 2019

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A Professional-Beijing supporter (R) shouts at a pro-Democracy protestor in Sham Shui Po space of Hong Kong

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Police arrest anti-government protesters

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Cops hearth teargas as anti-extradition invoice protesters display in Sham Shui Po neighbourhood

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Police disperse pro-democracy protesters exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station

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An injured anti-extradition invoice protester receives medical help

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Anti-government protesters carry U.S. nationwide flags and placards that attraction to President Trump to ‘liberate Hong Kong’ throughout a rally at Victoria Park in Hong Kong

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A household shares an MTR prepare automobile with anti-extradition invoice protesters, who escaped from clashes with police in Kwai Fong

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Professional-Beijing supporters (R) scuffle with an unidentified man in Sham Shui Po space of Hong Kong

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A protester sporting a army costume waves a US flag

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Riot police arrest anti-government protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station

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Riot police separate members of the media from a bunch of pro-Beijing supporters after the supporters lunged in the direction of the press at North Level

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A person helps put up a banner that reads ‘Please do not come intrude with our freedoms, please return!’

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An injured anti-extradition invoice protester receives medical help

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A protester throws a teargas canister fired by riot policemen

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A demonstrator tries to extinguish a teargas canister

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Protesters with safety gears face with riot policemen on a avenue

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An injured anti-government protester is being handled by medics exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station

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Anti-extradition invoice protesters attempt to extinguish teargas canisters

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Riot police arrest anti-government protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong police stand guard as pro-China and anti-government protesters conflict at North Level

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Policemen cost in the direction of protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station in Hong Kong

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Protesters soar over MTR gates as they transfer to a different vacation spot

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A lady reacts from teargas inside a MTR station

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A person scuffles with riot policemen after he refuse to let policemen search his bag, in North Level neighborhood

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Professional-democracy protesters react from tear gasoline fired by the police exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station

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Riot police advance to disperse anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on 11 August

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Riot police hearth teargas in the direction of pro-democracy protesters throughout a stand-off within the Wan Chai district in Hong Kong. 1000’s of pro-democracy protesters hit the streets of Hong Kong for a tenth weekend in-a-row Sunday, once more defying police who fired volleys of tear gasoline at a number of areas

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Protesters react with teargas canisters fired by riot policemen

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Professional-democracy protesters throw again teargas fired by the police

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A professional-democracy protester is held by police exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station throughout an indication towards the controversial extradition invoice in Hong Kong on August 11, 2019

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A Professional-Beijing supporter (R) shouts at a pro-Democracy protestor in Sham Shui Po space of Hong Kong

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Police arrest anti-government protesters

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Cops hearth teargas as anti-extradition invoice protesters display in Sham Shui Po neighbourhood

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Police disperse pro-democracy protesters exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station

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An injured anti-extradition invoice protester receives medical help

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Anti-government protesters carry U.S. nationwide flags and placards that attraction to President Trump to ‘liberate Hong Kong’ throughout a rally at Victoria Park in Hong Kong

EPA

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A household shares an MTR prepare automobile with anti-extradition invoice protesters, who escaped from clashes with police in Kwai Fong

Reuters

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Professional-Beijing supporters (R) scuffle with an unidentified man in Sham Shui Po space of Hong Kong

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A protester sporting a army costume waves a US flag

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Riot police arrest anti-government protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station

EPA

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Riot police separate members of the media from a bunch of pro-Beijing supporters after the supporters lunged in the direction of the press at North Level

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A person helps put up a banner that reads ‘Please do not come intrude with our freedoms, please return!’

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An injured anti-extradition invoice protester receives medical help

Reuters

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A protester throws a teargas canister fired by riot policemen

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A demonstrator tries to extinguish a teargas canister

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Protesters with safety gears face with riot policemen on a avenue

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An injured anti-government protester is being handled by medics exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station

EPA

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Anti-extradition invoice protesters attempt to extinguish teargas canisters

Reuters

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Riot police arrest anti-government protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong police stand guard as pro-China and anti-government protesters conflict at North Level

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Policemen cost in the direction of protesters exterior the Tsim Sha Tsui police station in Hong Kong

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Protesters soar over MTR gates as they transfer to a different vacation spot

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A lady reacts from teargas inside a MTR station

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Riot cops

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A person scuffles with riot policemen after he refuse to let policemen search his bag, in North Level neighborhood

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Professional-democracy protesters react from tear gasoline fired by the police exterior Tsim Sha Tsui Police station

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“Whereas disruption occasions like these can change considerably and at brief discover, relaxation assured we’re doing every little thing we are able to upfront to minimise the impression to clients.

“Our customer support hotline is 0800 917 8260.”

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The International Workplace journey recommendation says: “A protest at Hong Kong Airport on 12 August has resulted within the cancellation of all flights out of Hong Kong for the rest of 12 August.

“The airport authorities advise members of the general public to not journey to the airport.”

British Airways maintains that its two flights from Hong Kong to Heathrow departing tonight at 11.10pm and 11.45pm are on time, and scheduled to reach at 4.50am and 5.40am respectively on Tuesday.

The deliberate departures in the other way, leaving Heathrow for Hong Kong at 1.40pm and 4.45pm, are displaying as “on time”.