Hong Kong’s airport aims to nearly double number of remote check-in and bag-drop facilities in mainland Chinese cities over next six years.
Less than 10% of their total fleet, are equipped with Wi-Fi, a contrast to about 70% in the United States and 50% in Europe, but indicating enormous growth potential.
In 2018, all three airlines had passenger load factors of over 80%. China Southern achieved a load factor of 82.44%, highest among the three.
In selling single tickets, the airline needs the customer. In selling group tickets, the customer needs the airline.
The upsurge is due to local authorities attracting carriers with subsidies and a jump in consumption by local residents at the same time.
The low-cost carrier is also poised to sell tickets for ferries, trains and other modes of transport along with its flight tickets to take advantage of closer links in the Greater Bay Area.
The purchase price comprises HK$2.25 billion of cash and HK$2.68 billion of non-cash consideration through promissory loan notes.
According to Airbus’ latest China Market Forecast 2018 to 2037, China will need some 7,400 new passenger and freighters aircraft in the next 20 years.
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