According to the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC), China has mapped out its new air routes to Europe and the US for the 2008-2009 period.
A source from the CAAC revealed that the administration had conducted long research, including many seminars and fielding suggestions from Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines and Shanghai Airlines. In total, applications concern 27 new regular air routes to the US and Europe and increasing passenger flights by 206 a week.
The source said CAAC would disclose its draft plan for new air routes and flights in the next few days and that it would be finalized by the end of the year.
For more details, please read the full story in Chinese. (http://www.bjbusiness.com.cn/news/cyyj/2556.shtml)
(China.org.cn August 30 2007)