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Airlines stop China flights as businesses hit by coronavirus outbreak

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 29, 2020, 11:01 AM UTCBy Patrick SmithA growing list of major airlines are canceling flights to and from China as part of efforts to stop the global spread of the coronavirus outbreak.British Airways said on Wednesday it would no longer fly to or from China, joining others who have either reduced flights or stopped routes entirely.Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific had already decided to halve its flights to and from mainland China "until further notice" and United Airlines said it would cancel 24 flights between Feb. 1 and Feb. 8.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered ...