Is it safe to visit Hong Kong?

Hong Kong attracts thousands of Britons a year
Hong Kong attracts thousands of Britons a year Credit: istock

Holidaymakers in Hong Kong have been warned not to travel to the airport as all flights out of the territory have been cancelled for a second day after pro-democracy campaigners occupied Hong Kong International.

The disruption is the latest indication that the long-running political demonstrations in the city are impacting travellers. Airport authorities have told all passengers to leave the terminal buildings as soon as possible and contact “their respective airlines for flight arrangement”.

Virgin Atlantic and British Airways said outbound flights from London will still operate, but that those departing Hong Kong on Tuesday have been affected. BA is allowing anyone travelling Wednesday and...

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