21-Jan-2011 11:16 AM

CAAC states 17 carriers will operate 17,600 extra flights during festival

CAAC stated 17 of the nation’s domestic carriers will add up to 17,600 additional flights, including 16,000 domestic services, during the Lunar New Year holiday (Jinghua, 20-Jan-2011). CAAC estimates air passenger traffic during the 40-day peak travel season will increase 12.2% year-on-year to 32.6 million.