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Skies clear as further coronavirus curbs ground more flights

Reuters Monday, 23 March 2020
Widening travel curbs to contain the spread of the coronavirus led to further flight cancellations on Monday, with new restrictions spanning India, Australia, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
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Countries around the world introduced fresh flight curbs Monday, meaning yet more airliners are stuck on the ground. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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