Hainan Airlines to link Chongqing to USA

By Richard Maslen Jan 04, 2017
China's Hainan Airlines is seeking approval from the US authorities to begin flights linking Chongqing with Los Angeles and New York from the first half of this year. The carrier says the relaxation of US-China visa requirements is already dramatically increasing travel between the two countries, resulting in more demand for air capacity.
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Video: Innovations in destination marketing

Oct 25, 2016
Speaking at the Tourism Summit at World Routes in Chengdu, how destination marketing can bring in travellers from the biggest market in the world came under discussion. With a wide ranging international panel trying to lure in Chinese tourists, they shared their best practice on bringing in the emerging middle class who are willing to go the long-haul.
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Smart marketing is the way to attract Chinese tourists

Sep 26, 2016
Insight from the World Routes Tourism Summit in Chengdu, China.
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Lucky Air plans low-cost travel to Europe and North America from Kunming

By Richard Maslen Jul 25, 2016
Lucky Air is among the members of the HNA Group’s U-FLY low-cost alliance and its rise into the intercontinental market could represent the arrival of a new breed of Chinese low-cost, long-haul operations. The airline has requested rights from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to introduce flights from its Yunnan province base to both Los Angeles and Moscow.
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Airbus highlights air service value of flying the A380

May 31, 2016
A new video released by the aircraft manufacturer shows the benefit of utilising their A380 model. These benefits are felt by two very different cities – Birmingham, England and Los Angeles, USA.
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WORLD ROUTES: Los Angeles Makes Commitment to International Travellers

By Richard Maslen Oct 17, 2013
It has been a busy couple of weeks for Los Angeles World Airports, the parent of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the third largest facility…
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JetBlue Opens A321 Reservations but There's More to Come

By Richard Maslen Aug 06, 2013
US low-fare carrier JetBlue Airways has this past weekend opened reservations for its new Airbus 321-200s, but the initial three destinations do not…
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