NEWSGD.COM
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site Map | Chinese
News | Biz | Pearl River Delta | Enjoy Life | Culture | Travelling | Pics | Cities & Towns | Gov Info | Specials
Home > News Brief > China
Cross-Straits charter flights enter peak period
Latest Updated by 2007-02-16 09:06:53
Related News
First day of Spring Festival charter flights between Taiwan and China's mainland
Cross-Strait Spring Festival charter flights scheduled
Guangzhou to launch charter flights on Feb.13th
China
Cross-Straits charter flights enter peak period
Macro-economic measures must be improved
KMT says Ma Ying-jeou's resignation takes effect

A charter flight plane of the Taiwan-based UNI Airways with 128 travellers onboard arrives at the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport from Kaohsiung on Thursday morning, February 15, 2007. The UNI Airways plane is the first to arrive in Xiamen, southeast Fujian Province, for the spring festival charter flight across the Taiwan Straits. [Photo: Xinhua]

The charter flights between Chinese mainland and Taiwan for the traditional Spring Festival entered the peak period on Thursday.

There were 18 round-trip flights operated by 12 airline companies between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan on Thursday.

A total of 96 round-trip flights, operated by six mainland and six Taiwanese airlines, are scheduled between Feb. 13 and 16 and from Feb. 23 to 26.

Sources with the Civil Aviation Administration of China said Friday would be the busiest day before the Spring Festival with 21 round-trip charter flights scheduled.

This year's Spring Festival will start on Feb. 18. The first Spring Festival charter flights between Taiwan and the Chinese mainland were launched in 2003.

The charter flights are available in six cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xiamen on the Chinese mainland, and Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan.

Mainland and Taiwanese airlines operated 72 non-stop charter flights during the Spring Festival in 2006, carrying 27,000 passengers. The previous year, 5,877 passengers took Spring Festival charter flights.

Apart from major festivals such as the Spring Festival, there is no direct air service across the Taiwan Straits. All air companies are required by the Taiwan authorities to fly to their target destinations on both sides of the Taiwan Straits via Hong Kong.
 
Editor: Yan

By: Source: China View website
Previous:    Next:Macro-economic measures must be improved


Flower fairs heat up festive atmosphere


'Space flowers' on show in SZ


[Guangzhou] Eight New Attractive Places of Liwan District Selected


GD Int'l Building Finally Finds new Owners


Dixie Chicks celebrate comeback with 5 Grammys
This site contains material from other media for content enrichment purpose only.
The Southcn.com website do not endorse such content and do not bear the joint responsibility of their copyright infringement.
The views expressed in written material posted to the bulletin boards of Southcn.com are those of the authors and/or publishers. The Southcn.com website does not endorse information products posted by organizations and individuals here. The originators of these information products are solely responsible for their content.
For copyright infringement issues, you shall contact Southcn.com within thirty (30) days. Email: falv@southcn.com
If you find any error in this page, please drag your mouse to mark the text with error, then press "CTRL" and "ENTER", to inform us. Thanks for your help!
Home  |  About Us  |   Contact Us  |  Site Map  |  Chinese
©2005 WWW.NEWSGD.COM. All rights reserved.registered number 020074 Terms of Use | Advertise | ICP Certificate No.B2-20050252
Guangdong Gov Link
Guangdong Gov Brief
State Structure
Guangdong in Brief
Laws & Regulations
Exchange Rate
Guangdong Guide
   
Museum Museum
University University
Eat Eat
Shopping Duting
Night Life Night Life
Weather Weather
Phone No. Phone Num
Consulate Consulate
Airport Airport
Travel Tips Tours Tips