Hong Kong airport has canceled all outbound flights that have not completed the check-in process, the airport authority said.
Flights that completed the check-in process before the authority canceled check-in services at 4:30 p.m. (4:30 a.m. ET) local time will continue operations.
All inbound flights will continue to operate as scheduled.
Previously, Hong Kong’s Airport Authority told CNN that all outbound flights were canceled as of 5:15 p.m. local time.
“Terminal operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted as a result of the public assembly at the airport today … airlines will provide arrangements for passengers who have not completed the departure process. Members of the public are advised not to come to the airport,” the airport authority said in a statement.