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Hong Kong demands airlines use separate crew for mainland China flights as coronavirus’ Omicron variant prompts tough new measures

Hong Kong health officials have asked airlines to begin maintaining separate teams that will fly exclusively to and from mainland China to further reduce the risk of Covid-19 entering the country, the Post has learned.The decision to separate China aircrew from those working international routes was made in light of the emerging Omicron variant, sources said, as officials weigh even tougher rules and fewer exemptions for flight personnel.The new measures, which come as Hong Kong rushes to meet…

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