As protests against the mainland Chinese government continue to rock Hong Kong, the city was forced to cancel hundreds of flights for a second day.
It was the fifth consecutive day of the protesters’ occupation of the arrival and departure halls at the airport. About 142 flights were cancelled, according to FlightAware, following more than 200 cancellations on Monday.
Photos and video posted online showed skirmishes between riot police and protesters as authorities tried to clear the airport to get flights operating again.
“We’re supposed to be home right now,” Sehem, a 23-year-old…