4-Jul-2011 11:39 AM

Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail to take 20% of airline pax

Shandong Airlines stated the nation’s domestic airlines will lose 20% of its passenger traffic flow following the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail (Dazhong, 30-jun-2011). Shandong Airlines, Hainan Airlines and China Southern Airlines have separately stated they will increase long-haul services to China’s north-east and north-west regions, adding they have no plans to adjust fares on services between Shanghai and Beijing.

Want More News Like This?

CAPA Membership gives you access to all news and analysis on the site, along with access to many areas of our comprehensive databases and toolsets.
Find Out More