The Lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei will see a sharp increase in demand for flights. Photo: AP

Taiwan and mainland Chinese aviation authorities row over extra flights for Lunar New Year

  • At least 400,000 Taiwanese live on the mainland and demand for tickets is likely to be especially high as the holiday comes a couple of weeks after the island’s presidential elections
  • Mainland authorities say Taiwanese have rejected offer to increase number of charter flights, but they insist they have yet to discuss the topic
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The Lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei will see a sharp increase in demand for flights. Photo: AP
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