Chinese flights scrapped in Taiwan row
Two Chinese airlines have scrapped flights between China and Taiwan, amid a row between Beijing and Taipei over access to air routes.
China Eastern and Xiamen Airlines had planned an extra 176 round trips over the Lunar New Year holiday.
But Taipei has refused to authorise the flights, for which tens of thousands of people have bought tickets.
The stand-off will potentially leave passengers stranded as they try to get home for the year's biggest holiday.
In statements, both airlines said they had no choice but to abandon the flight plans.
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