US and China to double weekly flights, handing lifeline to grounded carriers facing industry’s worst travel slump

//US and China to double weekly flights, handing lifeline to grounded carriers facing industry’s worst travel slump

US and China to double weekly flights, handing lifeline to grounded carriers facing industry’s worst travel slump

China and the United States will double the number of flights between them later this month, resuming services on some of the world’s most lucrative routes to offer a lifeline to half a dozen grounded airlines mired in the industry’s worst slump.Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines will be allowed to each double their weekly US services to four round trips, the US Department of Transportation said overnight. A day earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority…

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By | 2020-08-19T06:17:17+00:00 August 19th, 2020|Business|Comments Off on US and China to double weekly flights, handing lifeline to grounded carriers facing industry’s worst travel slump