• China expects 127 mln railway trips over holiday period

    16 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Some 127 million rail passenger trips are expected to be made over China's coming National Day holiday, the country's railway operator said Wednesday. The holiday rush lasts from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8 this year, said China State Railway Group Co., Ltd., expecting Oct. 1, the first day of the holiday, to see the highest passenger volume. The railway operator also said it will put more than 100 additional trains into service to cope with the holiday travel demand. Known as a "golden week" in China, the National Day holiday usually sees major cultural and tourism consumption.
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  • Hainan expects over 700,000 air passengers during National Day holiday

    Hainan expects over 700,000 air passengers during National Day holiday

    16 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    More than 700,000 passengers are expected to travel via two major airports in southern China's island province of Hainan during the seven-day National Day holiday that started on Friday, the airports said. Haikou Meilan International Airport is expected to handle about 3,100 flights and the passenger throughput will hit 380,000 with an average of 54,000 passengers per day. Sanya Phoenix International Airport is expected to handle 2,416 flights and approximately 322,000 passengers, with an average of 46,000 passengers per day. In a bid to boost the recovery of the local aviation market, the...
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