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Chinese Airlines to Set Ticket Prices on Country’s Busiest Routes

The most-recent relaxation of rules for the pricing of plane tickets will add another 306 routes to the list of 677 that airlines were already allowed to set their own prices for. Photo: Wu Gang/Caixin
The most-recent relaxation of rules for the pricing of plane tickets will add another 306 routes to the list of 677 that airlines were already allowed to set their own prices for. Photo: Wu Gang/Caixin

Travelers may soon have to pay more for flights on China’s major routes, as the central government pushes forward the industry’s “marketization.”

A document issued on Friday by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) gives airlines more freedom to set prices on some of the country’s busiest air routes.

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