A customs officer serving inbound passengers on a flight at the Capital International Airport in Beijing on March 18, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Economy seats sell out for business-class fares as travellers fleeing a worsening Covid-19 pandemic bid for limited flights to China

  • Average prices of tickets rose by about 150 per cent on March 15, as Covid-19 pandemic spread, according to Trip.com Group data
  • Surge in bookings, prices due to insufficient supply caused by large scale and even complete suspensions by airlines globally
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A customs officer serving inbound passengers on a flight at the Capital International Airport in Beijing on March 18, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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