Chinese carriers are expected to gain a significant share of the estimated $130 billion global in-flight broadband ancillary revenue by 2035.
Skift estimated Google’s travel business could be worth $100 billion, contributing about 15% to Google’s $650 billion market cap; Google travel revenue in 2016 was expected to be $11.2 billion.
In January-August, the passenger volume of domestic air routes rose 13.5% to 326 million and the number of passengers carried by international air routes by 5.0% to 36.922 million, according to CAAC.
China's digitalization trends and the booming sharing economy have offered a wealth of opportunities for AWP, said the company's CEO for assistance, who is responsible for the Asia-Pacific region.
China's high-speed railway has changed the scale of civil aviation industry, a civil aviation professional said on Thursday.
Chinese outbound tourism has witnessed "explosive growth" in the past 10 years, and the trend is likely to be maintained in the next decade, Ctrip CEO Sun Jie said.
Six months after China stopped group tours to South Korea, some 90 percent of companies catering to Chinese tourists have closed down, according to a tourism association.
The Chinese travelers' growing appetites for free independent travel and share economy are reshaping Australia's tourism industry.
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