The CAAC also said China may "modestly increase" flights from some qualified countries under the conditions of controllable risks and adequate receiving capacities. Delta originally sought to restart China services on June 1, but couldn't because Chinese authorities haven't approved the application.
The control to 16, from the. June, as the U.S. Department of transportation announced on Wednesday.
The order - which applies to Air China, China Eastern Airlines Corp, China Southern Airlines Co, Hainan Airlines Holding Co, Sichuan Airlines Co and Xiamen Airlines Co.
But if five or more passengers tested positive for the virus, the airline would have to suspend its flight for a week, according to the statement. They are based on basic agreements between the two countries and point out that Chinese companies have also continued in the corona of a crisis of their flights in the USA.
New auto sales of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp.in China surged in May, the manufacturer said Thursday, underscoring that its business in the country is on a recovery track with concern over the new coronavirus outbreak easing.
The new virus, which causes respiratory disease COVID-19, has infected over 83,000 people in mainland China and killed more than 4,600, the nation's health authorities said.
The U.S. Transportation Department plans to issue a revised order in the coming days that is likely to allow some Chinese passenger airline flights to continue, government and airline officials said.
USA and airline officials have privately raised concerns about the revised Chinese rules.
Airlines will be able to run two flights to China if they go three straight weeks without any passengers testing positive for COVID-19, Beijing regulators said. The department has said it will reconsider its order against Chinese airlines if the CAAC adjusts its policies affecting USA airlines.
"US carriers have asked to resume passenger service, beginning June 1st". It also accused China of being "unable to communicate definitively" about when it will allow USA carriers to resume flights.
Chinese carriers have faced allegations that they applied to run numerous "repatriation" charter flights and ended up charging exorbitant fares and disadvantaging USA carriers in the process. The same month, the CAAC also directed carriers to reduce all worldwide routes to a single flight per week. It is important to mention, that the order made by the US transportation department does not impact cargo operations between the two countries.
In early January, there were about 325 scheduled flights a week between China and the United States, but that slid to only 20 a week by four Chinese carriers by mid-February, according to the DOT.