Hong Kong wants to lure tourists with free plane tickets

News Desk : dhakamirror.com

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In an effort to revive its Covid-hit tourism sector, Hong Kong says it would give away 500,000 airline tickets worth HK$2bn ($254.8m; £224.3m).

Several of the city’s coronavirus rules have recently been eased. However, major airlines are working hard to get their flight schedules back to where they were before the outbreak.

The situation in Ukraine has caused complications for British airline Virgin Atlantic, which announced on Wednesday that it will stop operating in Hong Kong.

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