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Travellers return to the sky as China’s Covid-19 outbreak comes under control, boosting ‘golden week’ flights by 13 per cent

China’s aviation industry took a step closer towards full recovery, as more people took to air travel during the nation’s “golden week” public holiday, encouraged by a rigorous testing regime, social distancing and the wearing of masks that brought the coronavirus outbreak under control.The number of daily average domestic flights rose 13 per cent during the holiday from October 1 to October 8 compared with the same period in 2019, with 109,856 local services offered during the period, the…

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