OREANDA-NEWSThe relevant departments of China and the United States have already made some progress in regulating passenger flights between the two countries. This was announced on Thursday at a regular briefing by the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China Zhao Lijian.

"The US Department of Transportation announced that Chinese airlines will be prohibited from operating passenger flights to the United States on the 16th. China expresses strong regret in this regard. As far as we know, the Civil Aviation Administration of China has made a strict submission to the US Department of Transportation", he said.

As the US Ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday, Chinese airlines will be prohibited from commercial passenger transport between the United States and China from June 16 or earlier, if the decision is made by President Donald Trump.