A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo
A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo

Golden week: record number of Chinese travellers planning domestic trips tempted by cheap airline fares, overseas curbs

  • The total number of domestic flight trips made between October 1 and 8 will reach more than 15 million, a 10 per cent jump from last year, according to Qunar
  • Airfares remain 10 per cent lower than that in 2019, helping to stimulate travel demand but could hit airlines’ bottom line, say experts

Topic |   Aviation
A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo
A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone at the Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 8, 2020. Photo: AP Photo
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