Road traffic accident in eastern China kills 19

[ad_1] BEIJING, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Nineteen people died and 20 were injured in eastern China after a truck ran through a funeral procession early Sunday, according to Chinese media reports. The incident happened just before 1 a.m. local time (5 p.m. GMT) in Nanchang County in eastern China’s Jiangxi province on Sunday, state broadcaster … Read more

China targets air traffic at around 75% of pre-pandemic levels in 2023 -state media

[ad_1] BEIJING, Jan 6 (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator wants air traffic to reach around 75% of pre-pandemic levels in 2023, state media reported on Friday. The Civil Aviation Administration of China is looking to “grasp the rhythm of the industry’s recovery and development” in achieving certain volume and traffic figures, broadcaster CCTV reported. Reporting … Read more

China expects passenger traffic during Lunar New Year to double from 2022

[ad_1] BEIJING, Jan 6 (Reuters) – China expects the total number of passenger trips made by travellers by road, rail, water and flight during the upcoming Lunar New Year to reach 2.1 billion this year, double from last year’s 1.05 billion during the same period. Traffic officials said in a news briefing on Friday that … Read more