Travellers with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport. China has said it will ease tough border measures from January 8. Photo: Reuters
Travellers with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport. China has said it will ease tough border measures from January 8. Photo: Reuters

Despite boom in Chinese travel demand, Asian airlines hold out on boosting flights

  • Many airlines are taking a wait-and-see approach before releasing more flights, since many are still ‘coming out of the Covid battlefield’, analysts say
  • This is despite a surge in travel demand by Chinese citizens after three years of being shut in, with especially high interest in Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand

Travellers with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport. China has said it will ease tough border measures from January 8. Photo: Reuters
Travellers with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport. China has said it will ease tough border measures from January 8. Photo: Reuters
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