Airline personnel at Beijing Capital International Airport are handling a surge in flights and passengers after the central government eased up on its zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: EPA-EFE
Airline personnel at Beijing Capital International Airport are handling a surge in flights and passengers after the central government eased up on its zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese flights surge, just not overseas yet – and that keeps travellers’ money in China’s economy

  • Easing of zero-Covid restrictions, including for quarantines and cross-provincial travel, gives travel and tourism sectors a boost as flight bookings soar
  • As China’s mobility index improves, local governments in some major cities are rolling out consumption vouchers to cash in on consumers’ pent-up desire to spend

Airline personnel at Beijing Capital International Airport are handling a surge in flights and passengers after the central government eased up on its zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: EPA-EFE
Airline personnel at Beijing Capital International Airport are handling a surge in flights and passengers after the central government eased up on its zero-Covid restrictions. Photo: EPA-EFE
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