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Spring Festival airfares take off in Taiwan

11-24-2011 11:04 BJT

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Though the Lunar New Year is still two months away, cross-Straits flights have almost sold out. However, travelers needn't fret just yet - the Taiwan civil aviation authority says it will allow airlines to increase the number of flights between the mainland and Taiwan during the holiday.

The first batch of cross-Strait flights for the Spring Festival period is nearly fully booked, with the Shanghai and Guangzhou routes selling fastest. Taiwan aviation authorities have demanded operators to cap ticket prices for a certain flights, a move welcomed by travelers.

Chinese New Year is the busiest time of the year for the transportation infrastructure, with workers and relatives making the trip back home.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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