Last Updated: 08/13/19
Update: Large crowds of protesters have shut down Hong Kong’s International Airport for the second day in a row, suspending all check-ins and canceling all remaining outgoing flights.
On Monday, August 12, 2019, Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights due to a large crowd of antigovernment protestors. Thousands of travelers were stranded due to the closure of Hong Kong Airport, which is one of the busiest airports in the world.
This is the second time this month that protests at the airport have forced cancellations. The first protest was held on Monday, August 5, 2019.
The Hong Kong Airport Protest Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage related to the flight cancellations. This database is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with answers to frequently asked questions, official provider position statements, travel alerts and notices, and other information as the situation develops. Information is subject to change at any time.
Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the protests. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.
Thousands of travelers were affected by the cancellations at Hong Kong airport, which is one of the busiest airports in the world.