CAAC announced plans to reduce civil aviation landing charges and car park fees at civil airports across the country, adding it has also developed a more general aviation airport fee waiver policy, effective 01-Sep-2010 (Yicai.com, 25-Aug-2010). The policies will be aimed at supporting the development of China’s general aviation. Under the new policies, landing charges will be reduced by 40% while car park fees will be reduced by 50%.
CAAC announces plans to reduce landing charges, car park fees at civil airports
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