With the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFPWith the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFP
With the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFP

China’s private plane market nosedives as super-rich tighten their belts; Japan emerges as hotspot for wealthy jet setters at Lunar New Year

  • There was a 12 per cent drop in business jet flight hours in China last year as the country’s wealthy elites tighten their belts amid economic slowdown
  • Japan is the current destination of choice for China’s richest travellers, as Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics

Topic |   Private jets
With the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFPWith the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFP
With the Lunar New Year approaching, China’s richest people will again start chartering private planes to take them away from it all. Photo: AFP
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