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Airports in east China face delays due to military exercises

Published on Jul 23, 2014 12:34 PM

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Flights to and from Shanghai International Airport Co Ltd and 11 other airports in east China are facing major delays until mid-August due to military exercises, according to an official microblog.

The posting by Beijing's public securities bureau did not give any details about the "large scale" military exercises.

It said flights would be affected from July 20 to August 15.

Officials from the Civil Aviation Administration of China can not be reached immediately for comment. A Shanghai Airport investor relations executive declined to comment.

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