A strong domestic recovery for most of the second half of the year helped China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China offset steeper plunge in full-year passenger traffic.
Domestic, regional, and international passenger load factors are down 10 to 32% compared to the previous year.
WeChat Pay aims to bring Chinese consumers to travel and hospitality; Chinese investment in Cambodia’s "next tourism hotspot" has raised concerns.
Until that international capacity returns many surrounding country markets remain frustrated in their attempts to recover.
For airlines reliant upon international air travel, no substantial recovery has been seen so far.
Chinese banks pump investment to boost cultural, tourism industries; Lagardère Travel Retail partners with Hainan Tourism.
The aviation authority plans to boost the domestic aviation market by developing regional airlines and stimulating air travel demand in second-and third-tier cities.
Province tightens quarantine, urges people not to travel; Chinese carriers, other foreign airlines take Canadian wage subsidy.
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