Hong Kong and Singapore Airports opening for transit passengers

Hong Kong and Singapore airports are to re-open for transit passengers from the beginning of June. Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines are popular with British travelers visiting friends and relatives in Australia.

Hong Kong

Transit through Hong Kong will be reintroduced gradually from 1st June, although entry to Hong Kong itself will only be allowed for residents. Face masks will be compulsory for departing passengers and advisory for those who are arriving.

Cathay Pacific are planning to operate five flights a week from London. Onward connections include Sydney and Melbourne as well as major cities in the far east.


Transit through Singapore will start again on June 2nd. Transit passengers will be required to remain in designated areas and avoid mixing with other pass

Singapore Airlines fly to most major cities in Australia and New Zealand.