Flights to and from Xi'an resume as China eases lockdown

Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
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Seven planes took off from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in China on Saturday, the first flights since Beijing imposed a strict COVID-19 lockdown on the city last month, The Associated Press reported. The first inbound flights are expected to arrive at the airport Sunday.

According to AP, China has followed a "zero tolerance" policy that "aims to keep the virus out of China by finding and isolating every infected person."

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