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Omicron variant: Cathay Pacific requires London-Hong Kong passengers to test Covid-19 negative within 24 hours of departure

Cathay Pacific will only allow London passengers to board its flights to Hong Kong if they have tested Covid-19 negative within 24 hours of departure, imposing even stricter requirements than mandated by officials in an attempt to preserve the route, the Post has learned.The tougher screening requirement announced on Tuesday was part of the airline’s efforts to reduce the risk of Hong Kong authorities banning flights from Britain amid a surge of Omicron infections detected at Heathrow Airport,…

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