Beijing – Air China is laying on 11.5% more seats this Chinese New Year holiday compared to last year, helping tens of thousands more people get home to their families for the most important holiday of the year. The nation’s only flag carrier has scheduled 7.2 million seats on 40,000 flights for the year’s busiest travel period, set to begin on Jan. 19. Not only that, but some customers can purchase tickets for their Spring Festival travels from Air China at discounts of up to 80%.
Air China forecasts that the transport flow during the upcoming Spring Festival will increase by 12%. To accommodate passengers and satisfy travel demand, the airline will provide 5.77 million domestic seats and 1.43 million international seats for the peak travel period. Moreover, the carrier is offering a series of promotions to its customers.