China may have more to lose if borders open to tourists; China’s air travel market pulls ahead the US.
China continues to pull ahead of the US.
The United States with some 16.3 million seats are at 78% of their pre-Covid capacity levels.
Trip.com focuses on personalized domestic travel; China Express bets on subsidized routes, home-grown jets as path to profits.
Users are also looking at sustainable and environmentally friendly flight options, thus making it necessary for flight operators to be multimodal in their approach towards pricing and availability.
Traditional methods of data collection and analysis are no longer sufficient while preparing a plan of action.
Chuangfei will train pilots for a Chinese domestic airline invested by Tongcheng-Elong.
China Express predicts COMAC planes will account for the majority of its fleet by 2025.
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