More than 200 returning passengers were temporarily canceled

More than 200 returning passengers were temporarily canceled before the flight from Switzerland to Shanghai took off, stranded at the airport and complained for days  Affected by China's epidemic control measures, a Swiss Airlines flight from Zurich to Shanghai announced on the 27th of this month that it was canceled 20 minutes before takeoff. At the airport, more than 200 Chinese passengers displayed signs saying "I want to go home", demanding to return to China. In addition, several recent international flights to Beijing and Shanghai have also been temporarily cancelled.  China's circuit breaker grounds flights Shanghai's epidemic prevention and control measures have seriously affected the operation of international flights. According to the feedback from Chinese passengers stranded at Zurich Airport in Switzerland, at 19:10 local time on March 27, all passengers who took LX188 from Zurich, Switzerland to Shanghai Pudong Airport, after passing the epidemic prevention green code and preparing to board the plane, received a flight cancellation notification. notify.  the stranded passengers lined up and kept chanting "We are going back to China":  "We're going home, we're going home, we're going home."  A passenger held up a card that read "I want to go home." According to passengers' reports, the flight was temporarily cancelled, resulting in more than 200 people stranded at Zurich Airport, and more than 100 people who flew from Brazil for 10 hours, intending to return home via Switzerland. In addition to Chinese students and businessmen, the stranded passengers also include the elderly, children, and even pregnant women.  Cai Yong, a scholar from Zhejiang Province, said in an interview with this station that the stranded passengers seemed to have no problem with Shanghai Pudong Airport's cancellation of the SWISS flight, but instead blamed the airline for canceling the flight. There are problems with the passenger's appeal, he said:  "These stranded passengers have no problem with the Chinese government, but only with the airlines, and their appeals are in the wrong direction. They should communicate with the local Chinese consulate and then express their appeals to the Chinese government, which is more reasonable. "  International student visa and other information expired bank card has been cancelled  Some passengers have posted that at present, many students' visas and other information have expired, and the most important thing is that their houses and bank cards in the country of origin have been cancelled; all of them have purchased high-priced air tickets and conducted nucleic acid tests at their own expense; The company's explanation is that there is no authority to change the landing. Someone called the Chinese consulate and got a reply: "Respect all SWISS decisions".  In the early morning of the 28th, personnel from the Chinese consulate in Zurich rushed to the airport to deliver food, water and other necessary supplies for the stranded people, and said they would negotiate with SWISS. In this regard, scholar Cai Yong said that Swiss Airlines was forced to cancel its flight to Shanghai in compliance with China's epidemic prevention measures, and was a forced behavior:  "This (cancellation of flights) is not the choice of the airline. The airline was forced to make the above decision. The consulate is also shifting the conflict. Don't these two hundred people have their own independent analysis and logical thinking skills?"  Flights from Frankfurt and Vienna to Beijing and Shanghai cancelled Affected by the recent epidemic in Shanghai, China, the flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai on March 28 has also been canceled, and the flights of Lufthansa and Swiss Airlines to Shanghai have all been cancelled. Previously, at 14:30 on March 19, Air China flight CA842 from Vienna Schwechat Airport to Beijing Capital Airport was cancelled, and more than 100 Chinese passengers from Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Sweden and other places were stranded in Vienna.  Wang Zheng, a scholar who is concerned about the epidemic, told this station that the new crown pneumonia Omicron strain is extremely infectious, and the Chinese government's prevention and control measures show no signs of loosening. He said:  "Many people expressed surprise and incomprehension of Shanghai's anti-epidemic measures. The results in Shanghai are also warning local officials that the epidemic in Shanghai has made the government realize that 'one size fits all' and 'closure' is a new trend in the new era. Who said Shanghai can't The city is closed, and now it must be closed. This is not a signal that the epidemic prevention is loosening, but a signal that it is tightening."  The blockade in Pudong and other areas in Shanghai has been extended to April 5  Mr. Liu, a resident of Shanghai Pudong No. 1 Community, told this station on Tuesday (29th) that he used to be able to go downstairs for a walk, but from Tuesday even walking was banned. He said: "The community notified this morning that it is not allowed to go downstairs for a walk, and the measures to block the community have been postponed from April 1 to 5."

the flight from Switzerland to Shanghai took off, stranded at the airport and complained for days

Affected by China's epidemic control measures, a Swiss Airlines flight from Zurich to Shanghai announced on the 27th of this month that it was canceled 20 minutes before takeoff. At the airport, more than 200 Chinese passengers displayed signs saying "I want to go home", demanding to return to China. In addition, several recent international flights to Beijing and Shanghai have also been temporarily cancelled.

China's circuit breaker grounds flights
Shanghai's epidemic prevention and control measures have seriously affected the operation of international flights. According to the feedback from Chinese passengers stranded at Zurich Airport in Switzerland, at 19:10 local time on March 27, all passengers who took LX188 from Zurich, Switzerland to Shanghai Pudong Airport, after passing the epidemic prevention green code and preparing to board the plane, received a flight cancellation notification. notify.

the stranded passengers lined up and kept chanting "We are going back to China":

"We're going home, we're going home, we're going home."

A passenger held up a card that read "I want to go home." According to passengers' reports, the flight was temporarily cancelled, resulting in more than 200 people stranded at Zurich Airport, and more than 100 people who flew from Brazil for 10 hours, intending to return home via Switzerland. In addition to Chinese students and businessmen, the stranded passengers also include the elderly, children, and even pregnant women.

Cai Yong, a scholar from Zhejiang Province, said in an interview with this station that the stranded passengers seemed to have no problem with Shanghai Pudong Airport's cancellation of the SWISS flight, but instead blamed the airline for canceling the flight. There are problems with the passenger's appeal, he said:

"These stranded passengers have no problem with the Chinese government, but only with the airlines, and their appeals are in the wrong direction. They should communicate with the local Chinese consulate and then express their appeals to the Chinese government, which is more reasonable. "

International student visa and other information expired bank card has been cancelled

Some passengers have posted that at present, many students' visas and other information have expired, and the most important thing is that their houses and bank cards in the country of origin have been cancelled; all of them have purchased high-priced air tickets and conducted nucleic acid tests at their own expense; The company's explanation is that there is no authority to change the landing. Someone called the Chinese consulate and got a reply: "Respect all SWISS decisions".

In the early morning of the 28th, personnel from the Chinese consulate in Zurich rushed to the airport to deliver food, water and other necessary supplies for the stranded people, and said they would negotiate with SWISS. In this regard, scholar Cai Yong said that Swiss Airlines was forced to cancel its flight to Shanghai in compliance with China's epidemic prevention measures, and was a forced behavior:

"This (cancellation of flights) is not the choice of the airline. The airline was forced to make the above decision. The consulate is also shifting the conflict. Don't these two hundred people have their own independent analysis and logical thinking skills?"

Flights from Frankfurt and Vienna to Beijing and Shanghai cancelled
Affected by the recent epidemic in Shanghai, China, the flight from Frankfurt to Shanghai on March 28 has also been canceled, and the flights of Lufthansa and Swiss Airlines to Shanghai have all been cancelled. Previously, at 14:30 on March 19, Air China flight CA842 from Vienna Schwechat Airport to Beijing Capital Airport was cancelled, and more than 100 Chinese passengers from Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Sweden and other places were stranded in Vienna.

Wang Zheng, a scholar who is concerned about the epidemic, told this station that the new crown pneumonia Omicron strain is extremely infectious, and the Chinese government's prevention and control measures show no signs of loosening. He said:

"Many people expressed surprise and incomprehension of Shanghai's anti-epidemic measures. The results in Shanghai are also warning local officials that the epidemic in Shanghai has made the government realize that 'one size fits all' and 'closure' is a new trend in the new era. Who said Shanghai can't The city is closed, and now it must be closed. This is not a signal that the epidemic prevention is loosening, but a signal that it is tightening."

The blockade in Pudong and other areas in Shanghai has been extended to April 5

Mr. Liu, a resident of Shanghai Pudong No. 1 Community, told this station on Tuesday (29th) that he used to be able to go downstairs for a walk, but from Tuesday even walking was banned. He said: "The community notified this morning that it is not allowed to go downstairs for a walk, and the measures to block the community have been postponed from April 1 to 5."
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