23-Aug-2010 12:20 PM

CAAC to take further measures to reduce domestic delays

CAAC Minister, Li Jiaxiang, stated China is taking further measures to reduce delays on domestic services, with CAAC stating that on busy routes – especially out of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou – services which are delayed by more than four hours should be cancelled earlier (Global Times, 23-Aug-2010). CAAC added that between 10-Feb-2010 and 30-Apr-2010, there were 102 flight delays at Beijing Capital Airport, 93 at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, 45 at Shanghai Pudong Airport and 41 at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.