Global loss of US$ 4-5B ...
Lounge closures and service updates
With the reductions in capacity on our flights, we will be closing The Bridge, The Deck and The Pier First Class Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport from 17 February 2020 until further notice.
It is a cost cutting measure
But I think the IATA thing that someone mentioned earlier in another thread is more likely an issue. Common PNR + place of issue of ticket + records of previous PNR information - far too much info being stored and shared for pre-arrival checks.