China Southern axes Philippine flights - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News
 
Thursday . October 30 . 2014
         
Follow TTG Asia on Twitter
TTG ASIA this week
TTG Asia Luxury
 
Share |
China Southern axes Philippine flights
Beijing, May 16, 2012
 

CHINA Southern Airlines is planning to suspend some flights to the Philippines in anticipation of an expected drop in cross-straits traffic, due to the ongoing territorial standoff between Beijing and Manila (TTG Asia e-Daily, May 14, 2012).

 

The Chinese carrier will halve its twice-daily Guangzhou-Manila services to a daily flight on certain days, during the period May 26 – June 30, according to a report by Xinhua News Agency.

 

The two countries have been locked in a tense standoff at Scarborough Shoal since April 10, when Philippine authorities attempted to curb Chinese fishing activities in the area.

Print Top Stories
 
COMMENTS
 
Editor's pick >
   
An independent streak

by Xinyi Liang-Pholsena

App, app and away

by Prudence Lui, Caroline Boey, Paige Lee Pei Qi, Rohit Kaul, S Puvaneswary, Kathy Neo

Millennial travellers more diverse than you think

by Carolyn Childs

Seeing red and blu

by Raini Hamdi

Mid-east carriers power ahead

by Sim Kok Chwee