Disruptions from Hong Kong airport have continued for a fifth consecutive day as anti-government protestors have flooded into the airport prompting Cathay Pacific to advise against non-essential travel. On Monday (12/8), almost 200 flights were cancelled to and from Hong Kong with thousands of pro-democracy protesters shutting the airport following violent clashes with police over the weekend. Hundreds of passengers were left stranded after all departing flights and more than 70 arriving flights were cancelled in the early evening. In June, demonstrations started in opposition to a proposed extradition bill, which would have allowed suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China
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