By the end of last year, there were more than 1,700 Airbus aircraft serving in the Chinese market.
With more than 18,800 daily flights to over 1,300 airport destinations in 193 countries, the alliance offers coverage to 98% of the world.
China's flights hit record high on-time performance since 2010, reaching 80.13 percent last year.
AirAsia remains firmly in 1st place for international airlines marketing on WeChat, Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, and Shangri-la are ranked at the top of hotel lists.
In 2018 China increased the number of scheduled flights by 7.9% while the overall capacity on those planes was up by 11.1%.
The strike by China Airlines points to the greater problem of a shortage of good pilots in Asia-Pacific. The region requires 637,000 new pilots by 2036.
OTAs and metas may reinvent themselves into airline content brokers, airlines may put consumers to fall into the dilemma of purchasing choices by directly applies the new technology standards.
United States carrier rules out increasing investment in China Southern even as Qatar Airways buys a 5% holding.
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