Home : China Travel News
Font Size:    

China Travel News

Nanning-Xining Route to Launch

News from Qinghai Airport Company shows that China Southern Airlines (China Southern) plans to start Nanning-Xining route on Mar. 27, 2007. The opening of the new flights will accelerate the cooperation of Qinghai and Guangxi Province and benefit to the tourism of both sides.

It is reported that the new air route adopting Boeing 737-800 will fly from Nanning at 8:00 and arrive at Xining at 11:40, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The return flight will take off at 12:20 from Xining and arrive at Nanning at 16:10 on the same day.

- 1:30 A.M. EST, Mar 26, 2007

Civil Aviation Administration of China: New Security Measures for Liquids Unveils

According to the news from Xinhua Agency, a new measure for liquids onboard will be put into practice as of May 1, 2007, said the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

According to the new measures, less than 1 liter liquids, excluding alcohol, can be brought onboard for passengers on civil flight. The liquids must be opened and checked before boarding. Less than 100 ml liquids can be brought along for international flights’ passenger. The liquids should be sealed in a transparent plastic bag with a capacity not greater than 1 liter. The plastic bag has to be presented separately from other cabin baggage and only one plastic bag for one passenger is permitted.

Foreign passengers who transfer in China's airport should also obey the above-mentioned measures. Plus, the tax-free liquids entering to China should be carried in a sealed transparent plastic bag and the voucher for the liquids is a must.

The new measure also pointed out that alcohol can not be carried as cabin baggage on civil flights. However necessary liquid medicines for suffering passenger and milk for infant can be brought along after security check.

- 1:29 A.M. EST, Mar 21, 2007

Verify Hotline for E-ticket Opens to Public

For a better protection of the rights of consumers, verify hotline for e-ticket of civil aviation was officially opened to public on Mar.15, 2007. One can dial 400-815-8888 to verify the e-tickets and complain the ticket-selling service.

- 1:29 A.M. EST, Mar 21, 2007

Northern Area of Mogao Caves to Open to Public

It is reported that the northern area of Mogao Caves which had undergone a two-year renovation will be open to public according to the departments involved. But until now a detailed time table for the opening is still under discussion.

Suffering thousands of years' natural eroding and human destruction, the caves in northern area of Mogao Caves is in a terrible situation. For a better preservation, State Administration of Culture Heritage approved the renovation in 2004. A lot of precious cultural relics have been found during the archaeological process and experts believe that the caves in northern area were the residential area for monks. The opening of northern area is expected to reduce the pressure of southern area, where now receives millions of tourists every year.

- 1:04 A.M. EST, Mar 15, 2007

Replica of Potala Palace to Built in Lhasa

Qin Yizhi, the secretary of Lhasa City, told the public that a mini Potala Palace will be built to solve the ticket problem caused by the increasing tourists. The mini Potala will be a replica with advanced special effects and some treasures from Potala Palace for visitors to know the history of Tibet and Potala.

Qin said that Lhasa City hopes to start the construction later this year. Due to the opening of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, more and more tourists came to visit Tibet last year, which makes the ticket booking of Potala Palace faced a terrible situation. Lhasa City hopes that the replica of Potala Palace can satisfy some of the tourists. The involving departments are also considering online booking system to help visitors to buy tickets. Qin also promised that the ticket price of Potala Palace will not be appreciated again.

- 2:37 A.M. EST, Mar 13, 2007

201 - 205 of 227, < Previous 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Next >