First flight taking off, Hubei resumes air travel

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Per Civil Aviation Administration of China “Notice Regarding Resumption of Commercial Flight in Hubei Province”, at midnight 29/03/2020, other than Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, all domestic passenger flights are to resume in all airports in Hubei. Due to the need of pandemic prevention exception is made to international, flights to and from the two SARs and Taiwan and flights to and from Beijing, those will remain stopped.

At 00:06 29/03/2020, first commercial flight took off from Yichang Sanxia Airport. After a flight time of 1.5 hours, at 1:30 29/03/2020 the plane landed safely at Fuzhou Changle International Airport.