Jan 09, 2023 10:22 AM

Cover Story: China’s International Air Travel Resumes, But Covid Turbulence to Delay Takeoff

China is reopening its borders that have been largely shut for the last three years, scrapping quarantine requirements for inbound travelers and removing restrictions on international flights. But how quickly will cross-border travel return to pre-Covid levels? The answer: It’s complicated.

In a – very – optimistic scenario, international flights to and from China will return to frequencies not seen since 2019 by this northern hemisphere summer at the earliest, several civil aviation experts told Caixin.

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