By: AirTravellerPH Staff
British Airways has announced the suspension of all its flights to and from mainland China due to the Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) outbreak, the airline said. The airline, which operates daily roundtrip flights to Shanghai and Beijing from London Heathrow has announced the suspension of all its flights to mainland China "wish immediate effect."
A British Airways flight from London to Spain had to commence emergency evacuation after the cabin was filled with smoke. Flight BA422, utilizing an Airbus A321-200 aircraft, was travelling from Heathrow to Valencia on Monday afternoon when the incident happened. All 175 passengers and 8 crew members evacuated safely. British Airways confirmed a "technical issue" as the cause.