The latest air traffic demand report, announced by aviation data provider OAG, shows that the next hot destinations for Chinese travelers are Vietnam and Cambodia. The report says that the overseas travel boom among Chinese travelers is extending from Thailand to Indo-China nations.
Seat availability on the routes between China and Thailand expanded by 29% a year to 27 million seats in 2018 from 3.6 million seats in 2000, according to OAG. Seat availability on the routes between China and Vietnam has increased by 30% a year to 5.9 million seats in 2018 from 1.6 million seats five years ago. In 2018 only, airlines supplied additional 750,000 seats, out of which 57% was supplied by China-based airlines. For Vietnamese travelers, China is a popular overseas travel destination, next to South Korea.
The same trend was found in Cambodia, as seat availability has increased by 40% a year to 4 million seats in 2018 from 750,000 seats five years ago.
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